Police searching for silver Honda involved in fatal hit-skip crash

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The Columbus Division of Police is searching for a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-skip crash in west Columbus late Friday night.

According to police, Celia Del Carmen was driving west on Sullivant Avenue and attempted to turn south onto Wedgewood drive around 10:44pm. Del Carmen’s vehicle turned into oncoming traffic, striking a Honda Goldwing motorcycle ridden by Paul Miesse.

Investigators say Miesse was ejected from the motorcycle and landed in the roadway. A second vehicle, traveling east on Sullivant struck Miesse while he was in the roadway. That vehicle fled the scene of the crash.

Columbus Police are attempting to locate the second vehicle. Investigators say it is a silver Honda sedan with damage to the bumper and wheel well.

Anyone with information about the crash or the Honda that fled the scene is urged to contact the Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit at 614-645-4532.

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