Columbus Police identify pedestrian struck and killed on Morse Road

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police have identified a pedestrian who was struck and killed while walking along Morse Road on Wednesday.

Police say Wayne Mark Whitmore, 52, was in the road at the intersection of Morse and Sandy Lane Road around 8:55pm. Another man was driving westbound on Morse Road in the curb lane and struck Whitmore in the intersection. Whitmore was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the 19th traffic fatality in Columbus this year, according to police. The investigation is ongoing. 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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