One dead after car crash in west Columbia

1 year 8 months 2 weeks ago Friday, December 04 2015 Dec 4, 2015 Friday, December 04, 2015 10:11:00 AM CST December 04, 2015 in News
By: Hannah Knight, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department announced a man was killed in a car crash a little after midnight on Friday.

The department said Christopher Masters was the driver of the car.

Police said the crash happened as Masters was heading west on Rollins Road near Westridge Drive. The car left the road and swerved onto the sidewalk. Police said Masters then crossed both lanes on Rollins Road and drove through someone's yard.

The car struck a tree and Masters was ejected from the car. He was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Police said they do not know if Masters was impaired.

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