Coroner releases name of pedestrian killed in crash

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Muscogee County coroner has released the name of a pedestrian who was killed Wednesday while crossing the street.

The incident happened shortly after 6:40pm at the intersection of Warm Springs Road and Clearwater Drive.

Coroner Bill Thrower said the victim, identified as 57-year-old Michael Lee Williams, was taken to the Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Thrower says Williams appears to have suffered blunt force trauma to the head and chest.

News Leader 9 will have more on this story as it becomes available.

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