Name Released In Columbia County Fatal Accident

3/7/17 – A man killed in a weekend traffic crash near Portage has been identified as 53-year-old Kirk Jiannacopoulos. An investigation continues into Sunday’s mishap. Columbia County sheriff’s officials say an S-U-V veered across a centerline on Highway 33 west of Portage and struck the fatal victim’s oncoming car. The S-U-V driver, also a 53-year-old Portage man, was taken to a hospital for treatment.