Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By Truck

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A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a truck in southeast Columbus.

The accident happened Thursday morning shortly after midnight at Refugee and Hamilton Roads.

The victim has been identified as 53-year-old Darrell Jackson Jr.

Police said Jackson and another man were crossing Refugee Road, west of the Tennyson Boulevard intersection when the truck hit him.

Jackson was rushed to Grant Medical Center in critical condition and died a short time later.

The truck driver stopped and was cooperating with police.

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