Police identify man killed by vehicle on I-70

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Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck on Interstate 70 in southeast Columbus early Sunday morning.

According to Columbus Police, Jahlil Woodie was walking east along the center median of I-70 west near South James road around 4:21am when he was struck by the left side of a vehicle driven by Curtis Canty. 

Woodie was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead. 

This is the 50th traffic-related fatality in Columbus this year. Investigators say alcohol and speed were not factors in the crash. 

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