Man Pass Away After Being Hit By Vehicle In Columbia

Wagswoofs – According to police, a man who was struck by a vehicle in Columbia on Wednesday has been declared dead at a hospital on Thursday.

James Lee Allen, a 78-year-old resident of Columbia, was struck by a vehicle on Wednesday evening around 5 p.m. The incident occurred near the intersection of Keene Street and Wingate Court, as reported by the Columbia Police Department on social media. Allen was immediately transported to a hospital for medical treatment. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of medical professionals, he was pronounced dead the following day.

The family of Allen has been informed about the situation.

According to the post, CPD’s Traffic Unit is currently investigating the crash and there may be additional information released at a later time.

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