Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Late Monday night a man driving a Corvette on U.S. Highway 21 near Blythewood was ejected from his car after running off the right side of the road.
The Richland Count Coroner's office has identified the driver as 57 year old Jerome E. Jones of Columbia.
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Jones was the driver and only occupant of the vehicle that left the roadway and struck several trees. The victim was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Mr. Jones was transported by EMS to Palmetto Richland Memorial where he was pronounced dead at 12:13am Tuesday. The Coroner stated that Mr. Jones died from blunt force injuries associated with the crash.