Police reported an elderly bicyclist died Thursday night after he collided with a motor vehicle while making a turn.
Harry Lee Mitchell, 82, of English Avenue was traveling southbound on the 5200 block of Farrow Road near Standish Street around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Officer Jennifer Timmons with the Columbia Police Department and Coroner Gary Watts.
A car was also traveling in the same direction in a different lane when Mitchell make a left turn in front of the car.
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The car struck Mitchell, causing fatal injuries.
He was pronounced dead at Palmetto Health Richland hospital at 7:04 p.m.
An autopsy performed Friday morning indicated he died from multiple blunt force injuries from the wreck.
The department’s Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate this incident.