Pedestrian hit by car dies in Indianapolis hospital

A woman who was struck by a vehicle on State Road 46 in Columbus has died. Columbus Police say that 30-year-old Jessica Hays passed away in an Indianapolis hospital.

Just before 7:30 a.m., on Wednesday, first-responders were called to the east bound lanes of State Road 46 at the intersection of Carrie Lane on Columbus’ west side. Officers spoke with the driver, 72-year-old Jayne H. Rogan. Witnesses say that Hays and another woman were attempting to cross State Road 46 while pushing shopping carts when Hays was struck.

The crash remains under investigation.