Child dies after being struck by vehicle in northeast Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police say one person is dead after being hit by a vehicle in northeast Columbus.

Police and EMS were dispatched to the 2900 block of Vista View Boulevard for the report of a pedestrian struck around 5:22pm Sunday.

According to Columbus Police, 6-year-old Cheick Camara was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in life-threatening condition.

He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital and was pronounced dead a little before 7pm Sunday.

Police are investigating. This is the 47 fatal crash in Columbus this year. 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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