Fatal Hit Skip Crash
Media Information Date: 10-2-2015
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61616
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Hit Skip Crash Date: 10-1-2015 Time: 11:09pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Hilliard Rome Rd at Glenchester Dr Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 150890166 Cruiser District: 151
Name: Marshall Wirick Sex: M Age: 20
Other Involved Parties:
Name: **UNKNOWN** Sex: Age:
On 10-1-2015 at 11:09pm, Marshall Wirick was walking northbound on the southbound side of Hilliard Rome Rd. north of Glenchester Dr. At the same time a white 2014 Toyota Sienna XLE mini-van was southbound on Hilliard Rome Rd. and struck Mr. Wirick. After striking Mr. Wirick the Toyota continued southbound out of the area and has not yet been located yet. Mr. Wirick was transported to Dr.’s West Hospital in critical condition but was pronounced dead at 11:55pm.
The white Toyota Sienna XLE mini-van will have right front damage. Anyone with any information about this crash or the Hit Skip vehicle is asked to call the Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit at 614-645-4767.
This is the City’s 45th traffic related fatality this year.
This is an on-going investigation.