Driver killed in overnight crash - - Columbia, South Carolina

Driver killed in weekend crash


The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash overnight Sunday that killed a driver in lower Richland County.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said 47 year old David Weatherford of Sumter was killed in the crash.

Troopers said Weatherford was southbound on Willie Wilson Rd. outside of Eastover when the driver lost control of the car, went off the road, hit a ditch and overturned.

Investigators say the Weatherford was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car. He died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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