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Officer runs over man lying in road

COLUMBIA, Mo. | A Columbia police officer has run over and killed a 24-year-old man who was lying in the street.

The Columbia Police Department said the officer was traveling on Clark Lane in Columbia Saturday night when the vehicle struck Jeremy W. Setzer, who was lying in the westbound lane.

Setzer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are withholding the name of the officer as they conduct an internal investigation into the incident.

An autopsy of Setzer is scheduled for Monday.

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