Man found dead on I-77 likely hit by vehicle, says coroner
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the individual whose body was discovered Wednesday. The body was found at approximately 11 a.m. in a ditch along I-77 northbound at Mile Marker 19.
Craig Antoine Anderson, 40, of May Oak Circle, Columbia, is believed to have been struck by a vehicle sometime between July 6 and July 7. His body was not visible from the road. Anderson had been reported missing by his family and his vehicle was discovered nearby. The cause of death is due to blunt force trauma.
The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. Anyone having information regarding this incident please call Crime Stoppers.