A Columbia man who may have had car trouble was struck and killed by oncoming traffic on I-20 Sunday, officials say.
Cornell Boyd, 57, died at the scene of the accident, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said in a statement released Sunday night.
The accident occurred near exit 64 at the I-20 and I-26 interchange shortly after midnight, Watts said. It appeared that Boyd was walking back to his vehicle after experiencing car trouble and died as a results of his injuries, he said.
Boyd was struck by a car heading westbound on the interstate, Sgt. Bob Beres with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said. The driver of the car was not injured, he said.
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The highway patrol is continuing to investigate.