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Pedestrian dies in motorcycle crash

Sunday, November 13, 2011 | 12:02 p.m. CST; updated 10:12 p.m. CST, Monday, November 14, 2011

An updated version of this story includes the name of the man who died and the name of the motorcyclist.

COLUMBIA — A man died Saturday night after being hit by a motorcycle at the intersection of Scott Boulevard and Christian Fellowship Road.

Sgt. Jill Wieneke of the Columbia Police Department said the man was hit while walking westward on Scott Boulevard. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident was reported at 11:13 p.m. Saturday, and the identities of the man and the motorcyclist have not been released, Wieneke said. According to a report Wieneke received at 2:54 a.m., the motorcyclist was in stable condition at University Hospital.

It has not been determined whether either of the men were impaired at the time of the accident.

Christian Fellowship Road is located along Scott Boulevard between Park De Ville Drive and West Smith Drive. Wieneke said there are no stop signs or stoplights along Scott Boulevard between those roads.

Charges are pending and have not yet been released. Wieneke said the investigation is ongoing.


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