Fatal collision in Sumter County claims life of 63-year-old Elloree man

Fatal collision in Sumter County claims life of 63-year-old Elloree man

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Sumter County Coroner has identified a person who died after a collision on Interstate 95 northbound in Sumter County on Friday.

The coroner said Michael Varnes, 63, of Elloree was pronounced dead at a local hospital from injuries he received in the collision.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. As details are released from SCHP on the incident, we will update this story.

The coroner said an autopsy for Varnes is scheduled for a later date in Newberry County.

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