Motorcyclist Killed After Crashing Into West Columbus Light Pole


A motorcycle driver was killed after crashing into a utility pole in West Columbus.

It happened at the intersection of Walcutt and Trabue Roads around 8:45 p.m.

Officers said 38-year-old Christopher Lee ran off the right side of the road while trying to drive around a curve.  He was thrown off the bike and hit the pole.

Lee was pronounced dead at Mt. Carmel West.

Officers temporarily closed the road as they investigated the crash.

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