Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The Richland County coroner has released the name of a man killed in a car accident Wednesday.

Coroner Gary Watts says William Allen McMahon, 56, was driving in the 11000 block of Wilson Boulevard when his vehicle was hit from behind. The crash ejected McMahon from his vehicle, and he was pushed into the path of another car.

Paramedics took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.