Minister dies following crash last week

Minister dies following crash last week

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Coroner says a man injured in a crash on Interstate 20 last week has died.

Coroner Gary Watts says Paul Cheezem, 60, of Batesburg-Leesville died Saturday afternoon. Watts says Cheezem was taken to the hospital after the crash on I-20 eastbound near mile marker 77 on June 27.

The cause of Rev. Cheezem's death is under investigation.

Cheezem was a minister with the United Methodist Church in Saluda.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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