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Pedestrian dies after driver backs out in Columbus parking lot

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus police told News Leader 9 a man died after he was struck by a vehicle backing out in the Cross Country Plaza parking lot off Macon Road.

The accident happened Wednesday after 84-year-old Willis Smith walked out of the Publix Supermarket.  Smith initially said he was fine and went home.  He later died Thursday evening from trauma to his brain. 

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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