Columbia Man Dead After Early Morning Car Crash

6 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, April 13 2014 Apr 13, 2014 Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:34:00 PM CDT April 13, 2014 in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A Columbia man died in a single-car crash early Sunday morning.

The Columbia Police Department responded to the 4700 block of Richland Road around 4:40 a.m. Sunday in response to a car crash. Police said 39-year-old Columbia man Dennis Mctye was driving west on Richland Road when he lost control of his car and ran off the right side of the road. Mctye's car struck a utility pole and overturned.

Police said they believe excessive speed is a factor in the crash, but they don't know if alcohol or drugs were involved. Toxicology results are pending.

Police said Mctye was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

 

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