Coroner identifies victim in fatal I-77 crash as 29-year-old Columbia man
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Coroner has identified the person who died in a car wreck on Interstate 77 Friday afternoon.
The coroner identified the victim as Joshua Craig Weatherford, 29, of Columbia.
Weatherford lost control of his car on I-77 near the Shop Road exit and hit a guardrail. After hitting the guardrail, Weatherford then swerved back into traffic and was hit by a second vehicle. He was ejected from his car.
The coroner said Weatherford was transported to a local hospital where he later died. Autopsy results indicate he died from blunt trauma to the upper body.
Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
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