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Police: Man found dead on I-71 hit by 3 vehicles

The man was found in the southbound lanes of I-71 near Frank Road at 11:20 p.m. Sunday.
Credit: Ohio Department of Traffic

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man found dead on Interstate 71 in south Columbus Sunday night was hit by three vehicles, according to Columbus police.

The man was found in the southbound lanes of I-71 at 11:20 p.m.

Police said the man was crossing the highway in the southbound lanes, south of Frank Road, when he was hit by the first vehicle.

He was then hit by two other vehicles, police said.  Both of those vehicles stayed at the scene.

Police said the driver of the first vehicle left the scene but later contacted police.

The man's identity has not been released.

Police have not announced if charges will be filed in the case.