Cayce, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the man who died after being struck by a vehicle in the 1900 block of Old Dunbar Road early Tuesday. Fisher said the accident happened at approximately 3:00 a.m. on December 17, 2019.
According to Coroner Fisher, Jose G. Pineda, 24, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to the injuries he sustained. Fisher went on to say that Pineda had been a passenger in a vehicle that had some type of issue. The vehicle stopped and Pineda got out to assess the issue when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle.
The incident is under investigation by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.