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Man Working On Columbus Highway Struck And Killed By Alleged Intoxicated Driver

Columbus Police say a construction worker was killed early Saturday by an intoxicated driver along I-70 near Hilliard-Rome Road.  Police say 59-year-old Steve Cook was struck while standing in a work zone early Saturday by a car driven by 30-year-old Edward Torres. Police say Torres drove through construction barrels blocking three closed lanes. Torres is scheduled to appear in court Monday on an aggravated vehicular homicide charge.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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