Columbia Police has identified Brian Sam, 43, of Columbia as the individual who was fatally struck in the westbound driving lane of I-70 at approximately the 126.6 mile marker. During the investigation, CPD was able to determine that Sam was walking west in the driving lane when he was struck by two vehicles.
Investigators were able to locate the family of Sam with the assistance of the FBI and Bureau of Indian Affairs.
There are no further details to provide at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.
Case number 2020-008296
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