Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the person who died Thursday in a motor vehicle crash on Atlas Road.
The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Atlas Road, Watts said. Jeffrey Washington Jr., 40, of Columbia was driving a Saturn Ion when it struck another vehicle, Watts said. Washington was taken to Palmetto Richland Memorial where he was pronounced dead at 7:08 p.m.
Watts said Washington died from complications of injuries received in the wreck.
The City of Columbia Police Department continues to investigate.