Blythewood Man Killed on I-20

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the Blythewood man who was struck and killed Wednesday night, June 27, 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.