Columbus man dies from head-on crash on S.R. 46 Thursday night

A Columbus man was killed in a head-on crash on S.R. 46 west of I-65 Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (CPD image)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WTHR) - Columbus Police are investigating a deadly crash on State Road 46 Thursday night.

Police say Richard D. Walters, 58, of Columbus died from his injuries in the crash.

According to investigators, Nathan Morrow of Bloomington was driving west on S.R. 46 just after 8 p.m. Thursday when he crossed the center median near Goeller Boulevard and hit Walters, who was driving east, head-on.

Morrow, 34, was driving a Chevy Tahoe and Walters a Honda Civic.

Walters was pronounced deceased at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Morrow was transported from Columbus Regional Hospital to IU Health-Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment of a head injury.

Toxicology results are pending.

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