COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The Richland County coroner says a pedestrian who died after being hit by a driver at the intersection of Blossom and Bull Streets has been identified.
According to Coroner Naida Rutherford, the pedestrian is identified as Hudson Schirra, 19, of Lexington, SC.
The accident happened on Saturday, Oct. 21, around 12 a.m.
“We are working with the Columbia Police Department to fully investigate this accident,” Coroner Rutherford stated.
Schirra was a former baseball player at Gilbert HS.
The school tweeting:
Truly devastating news this morning learning of the passing of former GHS baseball player Hudson Schirra. A true free spirit with a heart of gold. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Schirra family during this time.
— Gilbert Baseball (@GilbertBaseball) October 21, 2023
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