Date and Time: Sunday, Oct. 18 at approximately 10:20 p.m.
Location: 3300 block of Paris Road
Vehicle 1: Unknown, left the scene
Driver 1: Unknown, left the scene
Pedestrian 1: Christine Marie Horn, 46, Columbia, Mo., fatal injuries. Next of kin notified.
Columbia Police responded to a report of a person on the side of the road in the 3300 block of Paris Road. The person was reported as unconscious and not breathing. Officers located and began CPR on the victim until the Columbia Fire Department and EMS arrived.
During the investigation and based on the injuries, it was determined that Horn was struck by a vehicle and that the vehicle left the scene. EMS responded and transported her to a local emergency room with life-threatening injuries.
During the investigation, officers located debris that was left behind. It is suspected the vehicle is a newer year white Volkswagen Jetta. Damage will be visible on the front bumper or quarter panel of the passenger side.
The investigation was turned over to CPD’s Crash Investigation Unit and is ongoing. There are no further details to provide at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case number 2020-010016