FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Columbia intersection closed after collision involving pedestrian and truck, man dies

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Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 6:55 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department reported a closure at the intersection of Whaley and Assembly Streets after a collision involving a male pedestrian and a truck.

Police said the intersection is temporarily closed while the department’s Traffic Safety Unit investigates the incident.

The 56-year-old died as a result of his injuries sustained during the collision.

Officers believe the man was unlawfully in the roadway when the collision happened.

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