TYPE OF INCIDENT: Pedestrian Fatality, Leaving the Scene
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: 11/11/17 @ 9:38 p.m.
ACCIDENT LOCATION: U.S. 63 NB/Rt. B
DRIVER 1: Unknown (left the scene)
Alcohol/drug use: Probable
The crash occurred as vehicle 1 was traveling north bound on U.S. 63 near Rt. B in the inside lane. Pedestrian 1 was walking north bound on U.S. 63 near Rt. B. Pedestrian 1 began walking in the roadway and was struck by vehicle 1. Vehicle 1 then left the scene. Pedestrian 1 was pronounced deceased on scene.
Vehicle 1 was believed to be an unknown make and model vehicle pulling a white 24-foot camper. Anyone with information on this vehicle is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652, or Crimestoppers at 573-875-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous. The investigation is on-going.