RICHLAND COUNTY (WIS) - A woman is dead after being hit by a car late Thursday night. The Highway Patrol tells WIS News 10 the woman, 47 year old Sherry Elko of Blythewood, was struck after she walked into the path of an oncoming car on Wilson Blvd.
The Highway Patrol says Elko was wearing dark, non-reflective clothing. She was hit by a Honda Civic being driven by a 20 year old Blythewood woman according to investigators.
The accident happened about 15 miles north of Columbia on Hwy 21, also known as Wilson Blvd.