Pedestrian dies after driver backs out in Columbus parking lot - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Pedestrian dies after driver backs out in Columbus parking lot

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. 

FOX 54 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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