Pedestrian Hit By Car Dies of Injuries - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Pedestrian hit by car dies of injuries months after accident

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -
A man who was hit by a car while trying to cross Victory Dr. near South Lumpkin Rd. on Nov. 24 has died of his injuries.
 
Deputy Coroner Charles Newton confirms Benedicto Mejia, 27, died of blunt force trauma at Midtown Medical Center on Thursday, Jan. 13.
 
Mejia was not carrying any identification when he was struck by an oncoming car. Columbus Police said it took "old fashioned police work" to find out who he was. 

At the time, Mejia's family was planning to file a missing person report if he had not returned home.

 
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