James Collins, 24, of Columbus was killed early this morning on Buena Vista Road.
Collins was riding a skateboard when a car struck him from behind. Both Collins and the car were headed eastbound in the same lane.
The blow from behind sent Collins onto the curb. Columbus police responded to the accident at 12:18 a.m. and deputy coroner Pam Smith pronounced him dead at 12:56 a.m.
The case is under investigation and anyone with information should contact Columbus police.