Driver identified in I-77 fatal crash - - Columbia, South Carolina

Driver identified in I-77 fatal crash

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A West Columbia man died Thursday morning after a one car accident on I-77.

The Richland County Coroner says 40-year-old Jeremy Kirchner died after his SUV spun out of control and struck a concrete pillar. 

The coroner's office says Kirchner was not wearing his seatbelt.

The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. near the Shop Road exit.

Troopers said Kirchner was traveling at a high rate of speed, lost control, and struck the concrete bridge support.

Kirchner was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

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