SC Police: Pedestrian hit, killed at hospital
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man has died after being struck and killed by a truck outside the Dorn Veterans Administration Medical Center in Columbia.
Columbia police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons says the Tuesday morning death appears to be an accident, but officials are still investigating.
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the man as 85-year-old Duane Mack of Gilbert. Watts says Mack was leaving the hospital and was walking on the sidewalk when he was hit by someone driving a pickup truck.
Columbia police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons says the driver was trying to park, jumped the curb and hit Mack.
Mack was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour after the crash. Police haven't released the driver's name.
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