Pedestrian dies after hit by vehicle on Veterans Pkwy. in north Columbus

Pedestrian dies after hit by vehicle on Veterans Pkwy. in north Columbus
Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Veterans Pkwy. in north Columbus (Source: WTVM)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A pedestrian is dead Sunday night after being struck by a vehicle in Columbus.

The incident happened at approximately 8:50 p.m. near the 5700 block of Veterans Parkway in Columbus, leaving the northbound section blocked at Whitesville Rd.

According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, 31-year-old Brian Blankenship Jr. was pronounced dead at Piedmont Columbus Regional at approximately 9:17 p.m.

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