Man Killed in I-77 Accident Identified

Fatal wreck on I-77 affects traffic for hours.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Authorities have identified the person killed in an accident on I-77 Thursday night.

Harry B. Williams, 67, of Cedar Terrace died at the scene after being involved in a head-on crash on I-77 near mile marker 11 and Forest Drive, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts.

Watts says Williams died from blunt force trauma. I

nvestigators say he was wearing a seat belt.

At about 7:15 p.m. Thursday evening, state troopers say Williams' vehicle crossed the median on I-77 Southbound between Forest Drive and Ft. Jackson Boulevard. and hit another vehicle head-on. 

The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

 

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