Bicyclist Struck, Killed While Riding In Southeast Columbus


Authorities have identified a bicyclist that was struck and killed early Sunday morning while riding on Obetz-Reese Road, north of Daugherty Road in south east Columbus.

Robert L. Grimm, 42, died from his injuries after being transported to the hospital.

Grimm was hit at approximately 2:40 a.m. while bicycling southbound on Obetz-Reese Road.

Police said the car that struck Grimm was operated by Matthew McQuirt, 37.

Authorities said alcohol may be a factor in the fatal crash. It remains under investigation.

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