Whitmire resident killed in wreck

Natalie Netzel Staff Writer

December 27, 2013

LAURENS — A Whitmire resident was killed in a single-vehicle wreck just after 6 p.m. Christmas Day. The victim’s identity had not been released Thursday.

Officials said the victim was driving west on S.C. 66 in a 1996 Chevrolet pick-up truck when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree. The driver was wearing a seat belt and was trapped in the vehicle. The victim was taken to Laurens County Medical Center.