COLUMBIA, S.C. — A man is dead after jumping from a moving vehicle over the weekend, according to officials.
25-year-old Nelson Vincente Felipe died from blunt trauma to the head and pelvis, according to Richland County coroner Gary Watts.
Officials say Felipe was a passenger in a moving vehicle when he jumped out of it on the entrance ramp from Forest Drive onto I-77 southbound around 5:45 a.m. Saturday.
Felipe was transported from the scene by EMS to Prisma Health Richland Hospital, where he died at 6:23 a.m.
The Richland County Coroner’s Office, the Columbia Police Department and the S.C. Highway Patrol are investigating the incident.