Man killed while trying to cross Columbus street

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say a 50-year-old man died when he was hit by a car while trying to walk across a busy road after dark.

Police reported that Marcus Allen Hughes was hit late Monday by a car that had just exited from Interstate 70.

The driver, 57-year-old Gloria Hector, pulled over afterward, and witnesses said other cars hit Hughes afterward. He was pronounced dead at the scene at about 8:30 p.m.

It was the city's 39th traffic fatality of 2013.

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