USC student identified as moped accident victim

A USC student was identified Friday as the victim of a collision on Rosewood Drive on Wednesday.

David Newell died Thursday afternoon from injuries sustained in the accident. Newell's name was released by Richland County Coroner Gary Watts on Friday. He is listed in the university's directory as an insurance and risk management student.

The accident is still under investigation, according to the Columbia Police Department, and the other driver remains hospitalized. Newell was reportedly on a moped at the time of the collision. 



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