Blythewood man struck, killed on I-20

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who was struck and killed Wednesday night on I-20 westbound near the 72 mile marker around 11 p.m.

John W. Davis, 59, of Langford Road, Blythewood, was struck by multiple vehicles while in the roadway and died at the scene. A disabled vehicle belonging to the victim was located a half-mile away on the eastbound side of I-20, possibly explaining why he was in the roadway, Watts said. Watts said that an exam conducted Thursday showed that Davis died from injuries sustained in the collision.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.