Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the pedestrian who died Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle at 7:15 p.m. The incident occurred at Wilson Boulevard and McLeod Street, Columbia.
Patrick Lydell Patterson, 47, of Atterbury Drive, Columbia, was attempting to cross the street when he was struck by a vehicle. Mr. Patterson died at the scene. An autopsy indicated that the cause of death was due to blunt trauma of the head and neck.
The Richland County Coroner’s Office and the SC Highway Patrol are investigating the incident.