Police identify pedestrian killed along I-70

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday night along I-70.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 9:58pm, Sunday, Jonathan Ard, 28, of N. Harris Avenue, ran onto I-70E from the center median near Hilliard-Rome Road, when he was struck by a Nissan Xterra.  

Police say the right front of the vehicle struck Ard, and threw him into the left lanes of the ramps from I-270, where he was struck by a semi-truck and another vehicle.  

Ard was pronounced dead at the scene.  

No charges have been filed at this time and police continue to investigate that crash.   

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