Columbia Police release photos of possible vehicle involved in road dragging death
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:59:09 GMT —
COLUMBIA (WACH) - Columbia Police released pictures of a van they say may have been the vehicle that dragged a man to his death.
According to CPD, around 9 p.m. Sunday, the victim and another man were arguing over a cell phone at the 1000 block of Union Street.
The two men beginning to fist fight between the rear of the van and the trailer hooked to the van. Witnesses told investigators another person, possibly a Hispanic man, may have tried to break up the fight.
Moments later, that man got in the van and drove away.
The men were still fighting, but witnesses said they were in between the van and the trailer.
One man broke free of the van while it was going down the street. He was later found walking in the area of Columbia Avenue with severe injuries. He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released.
The other man was caught underneath the van's trailer where he was dragged to death.
The vehicle is described as a blue/silver Dodge mini-van with a white enclosed trailer.
Anyone with information can call, text or submit online, their anonymous tip to Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:
CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPSC," followed by the tip information.
LOG onto: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red "Submit a tip" tab.
Tipsters could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.