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Hit-and-run victim dies after being struck by vehicle last month

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(Source: Brett Buffington) (Source: Brett Buffington)

A man who was struck by a vehicle last month has died.

Rufus Turnipseed, 54, died Tuesday as a result of complications of the injuries he received after being struck by a vehicle near Harden Street and Walker Solomon Way Nov. 17, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said.

Officer Jennifer Timmons with the Columbia Police Department said last month Turnipseed was walking south across the road when an unknown vehicle was traveling south on Harden when he was struck.

Timmons said the driver left the scene and the Columbia Police Department continues to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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