Vehicle goes off highway into river; man dead

A Barnwell man has died after his Jeep Liberty ran off the highway and into the Little Salkehatchie River.

Thirty-year-old Darrick Alexander Williams was on South Carolina Highway 70 June 27 when his Jeep ran off the left side of the road and into the river.

A truck driver reported seeing the vehicle in the river around 4 p.m.

Bamberg County sheriff Ed Darnell says Williams' body was found in the back seat.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 Fax: (803) 442-4561
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