Driver Injured in Crash Near Library Dies

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says a person injured in a car collision last month has died.

Gary Watts says 88-year-old Michael Latham passed away Tuesday night at the hospital from injuries associated with the crash.

Back on February 26th, Latham's vehicle and another car collided at the intersection of Hampton and Assembly Streets in downtown Columbia. One of the vehicles then ran up and over the sidewalk and struck the front of the Richland County Public Library.

No one inside the library was hurt. The driver of the other vehicle was also taken to the hospital.

Columbia Police continue to investigate the collision.


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