COLUMBIA, S.C. — Authorities and family say a 25-year-old Benedict College alum died after being struck by a car on Saturday night near Williams Brice Stadium.
According to Master Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 10:15 p.m. on South Carolina Route 48, otherwise known as Bluff Road, near Abbott Road.
Ridgeway said that the victim was trying to cross Bluff Road and was struck by a westbound sedan driven by a 22-year-old from Summerville.
The pedestrian, identified as Cin'Que K. Wilson of Florence, died at the scene of the crash.
Family tells News19 that Wilson received a degree in sports management, was on the track team, and was also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
His family added that he was a role model, loving and dedicated to his work.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incident.