Driver ID'd in fatal I-77 wreck
Apr 29, 2011 12:28:00 PM - thestate.com
A motorist who died Thursday after a wreck on Interstate 77 in Richland County was a 40-year-old West Columbia man.
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Jeremy L. Kirchner, of Jeremy Bay Road, died at the scene from multiple injuries.
Kirchner was the driver and only occupant of a Chevrolet Tahoe that went off the road around 9:20 a.m. near the Shop Road exit, S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Trevor Clinton said.
The southbound SUV struck a bridge pillar and Kirchner was not wearing his seat belt, Watts said.
No other vehicles were involved in the wreck.
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