Coroner releases name of man killed in bike riding accident

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died Saturday night after being struck by a motor vehicle while riding his bicycle in the 6700 block of Lower Richland Boulevard, Hopkins.  The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m.

Marcus Anderson, 30 of Montgomery Lane, Columbia, was transported from the scene by Richland County EMS and taken to Prisma Health Richland Memorial Hospital where he died shortly after arriving in the ER.  An autopsy indicated the cause of death was due to blunt force injuries to the head and neck.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office and the SC Highway Patrol are investigating the incident.

Categories: Columbia, Eastover, Hopkins, Richland County