Saturday, May 25, 2013
Elderly Man Hit and Killed Outside Dorn VA Hospital
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- Columbia Police are investigating a deadly crash at the Dorn Veterans Administrative Hospital that killed an elderly man.
Police say just before 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, a man was attempting to park a pickup truck in a handicap parking space in the hospital's parking lot.
At the same time, authorities say an elderly man and a relative were walking down a sidewalk at the hospital.
Police say the truck accelerated, pinning the elderly man under the vehicle. The truck then slammed into the hospital.
The victim died as a result of his injuries, according to police.
The relative was not hurt.
The driver and a passenger were treated for minor injuries.
Columbia Police continue to investigate the accident.
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