Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the person killed in a two-vehicle crash on Longtown Road in upper Richland County Tuesday evening.
Melvin James Bell, 75, of Blythewood, was the driver and only occupant of a vehicle that was struck around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Lance Cpl. Judd Jones with the S.C. Highway Patrol said Bell was attempting to exit a private driveway on Longtown Road around 5:30 p.m. when a 2007 Cadillac SUV hit his vehicle on the left side.
The SUV was being driven by Leroy Green, 60, also of Blythewood.
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Both were transported to Palmetto Health Richland. Green suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Jones said.
Bell died from injuries sustained in the crash.
The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.