Initially, deputies responded to a report of a collision with a pedestrian in the southern lane of I-270 on Shirokaya Street.

Franklin County, Ohio – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said a man died after being hit by a car on the interstate 270 Monday afternoon.

Initially, lawmakers responded to a report of a beating of a pedestrian on the southern lanes of I-270 on Broad Street around 12:40 p.m., according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators said a man with a disabled car was walking along the shore on the west side of the highway.

The sheriff’s office reported that the driver of the Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck for some unknown reason moved to the berm and knocked down the man before leaving the area.

At 12:52 medics stated the death of a man at the scene. The sheriff’s office said the man’s name would be made public before the family was notified.

Later, according to the sheriff’s office, deputies found the driver of the pickup. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the crash.

Two I-270 lanes to the south are now open in the area. In addition, ramps on I-270 south of I-70 to the east and west are closed until further notice.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Accident Investigation Division at 614-525-6113.

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