Man struck by car on King Avenue has died

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–The Columbus Division of Police says a man who was hit by a car Tuesday morning has died.

The man was hit by a car traveling eastbound on King Avenue at Belmont Avenue.

He has been identified as Chittaranjan Pal, 64, from Barrackpore, India.

Police say he was transported to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased. An investigation is underway in an effort to determine the cause of the accident.

This is the 42nd Columbus traffic fatality of 2016. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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