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      Columbia man charged with first deadly DUI this year

      Troy Wilson charged with deadly DUI.

      COLUMBIA (WACH) - Troy LaBrente Wilson, 26, of Columbia was arrested after a hit and run collision with a motorcycle that resulted in death.

      According to the Columbia Police Department Wilson was travelling Southbound on Hazelwood Drive last night, Wilson failed to yield the right of way causing the motorcycle to hit the front side of his car. He allegedly left the scene and returned later.

      Authorities transported the motorcycle driver to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Wilson has been charged with Felony DUI, Hit & Run resulting in death, a second DUS, open container, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, failure to render aid and seatbelt violations.

      This is CHP's first alcohol related death of 2013.