Coroner identifies 38-year-old Columbia man in crash

Coroner identifies 38-year-old Columbia man in crash
Updated: Jul. 27, 2018 at 12:16 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died in a two-vehicle collision.

The accident happened at 6:35 p.m. on Abernathy Street in Columbia, SC.

Robert Deshay Garner of Columbia, SC, was the driver of a motorcycle that was involved in a collision with another vehicle.

Garner was transported from the scene by Richland County EMS and taken to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where he died at 7:21 p.m.  An autopsy indicated that the cause of death was due to blunt trauma to the torso.

The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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