Car in fatal accident discovered in a creek - - Columbia, South Carolina

Car in fatal accident discovered in a creek


A Camden resident walking on York Street Friday afternoon discovered a fatal crash where one person was killed, according to the Kershaw County Coroner's Office.

When called to the scene, officials discovered the body of 49-year-old Barney Joseph Truesdale from Camden.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Truesdale crashed his 2002 Pontiac Grand Am into a tree late Thursday night.

The Grand Am was discovered around 12:30 p.m. on Friday after it had rolled down into an embankment and into a creek.

Truesdale was wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

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