1 dead after pedestrian struck by car in south Columbus

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COLUMBUS-- One man is dead after being stuck by a car in south Columbus, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

It happened Saturday at approximately 9:04 p.m. on Brown Road north of Engadine Avenue.

A man was driving northbound when Matthew Loel, 34, appeared to be intoxicated and walking southbound in the middle of the northbound lanes, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

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Loel was struck head on by the car and was pronounced dead by Franklin Township medics at 9:11 p.m., according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

No other injuries were reported.

This incident remains under investigation.