COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A woman is dead after a hit-skip crash on Columbus’ east side Saturday night.
According to Columbus Police, Stephanie McComas, 50, was crossing East 5th Avenue at Rarig Avenue when she was hit by a vehicle traveling east. Police said the vehicle fled the scene of the accident.
McComas was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police did not describe a suspect vehicle, only saying it would have obvious front-end damage.
Police are continuing to investigate the accident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus Police at (614) 645-4645.
This is the second traffic fatality for 2021.