Teen Killed While Walking Across J. R. Allen Parkway

Columbus police have released the name of a teenager who was hit and killed on J.R Allen Parkway Saturday night.  It happened in the east-bound lanes, near the Veterans Parkway exit.

Police say a car struck 14-year-old Brandon Miller Saturday night when he tried to walk across J. R Allen Parkway.  We're told Miller was a student at Double Churches Middle School.

It's unclear why he tried to cross J.R. Allen.  Officers say he was wearing dark clothes, and the driver never saw him.

They say alcohol did not play a factor in the accident.