COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Police have identified the man killed in a hit and run accident in southeast Columbus Saturday.
According to the Columbus Division of Police, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Refugee Road and Tennyson Boulevard around 6:07am Saturday on the report of a pedestrian struck. When officers arrived, they found one person, identified as 40-year-old William Ray Johnson.
Police say Johnson was crossing Refugee Road at Tennyson Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 54-year-old Munjed Hinnawi.
Johnson was thrown into eastbound lanes where he was struck by two additional vehicles. The third was driven by 53-year-old Cheryl Flowers.
The second vehicle left the scene and there is no description.
Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.