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Man dies after being hit by car while on motorcycle

Man dies after being hit by car while on motorcycle

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – The Columbia Police Department Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate a fatal motorcycle collision that happened in North Columbia Wednesday night.

The preliminary investigation indicated that a 26-year-old male motorcycle driver was travelling westbound at the 900 block of Broad River Road when it collided with a Dodge Avenger in a parking lot.

The 21-year-old female driver fop the Avenger is accused of making an improper turn and failing to yield the right of way, causing the motorcycle driver to collide with the vehicle.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where medical staff pronounced him dead.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office is helping CPD with the investigation.

Charges against the female driver are pending.

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