Man working at Shaw AFB dies in crash - - Columbia, South Carolina

Man working at Shaw AFB dies in crash

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A Maryland man was killed early Monday morning when his carcollided with another vehicle in Sumter County.

The accident happened on Highway 521 near Dinkins Mill Road around 7:50 a.m.,according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. 

Dereck Horsey, 24, of Windsor Mill, Maryland ran offthe right side of the road, then back across the road sideways before being hit by a Kia traveling in the opposite direction, according toinvestigators. 

Troopers say Horsey died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock says Horsey was inSumter County working on housing projects for Shaw Air Force Base.

The driver of the Kia was taken to Tuomey Hospital in Sumterfor treatment of her injuries. Her condition is not known.

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