Columbia man killed on Longtown Road

RICHLAND – A Columbia man was killed early Friday morning in a single-car accident on Longtown Road in northern Richland County.

According to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts, 19-year-old William T. Rew, of North Woodlake Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple trauma.

The S.C. Highway Patrol said Rew was driving a 2007 Toyota four-door east on the 2200 block of Longtown Road when the car ran off the side of the road and struck a tree at approximately 2:15 a.m. Rew, the only occupant of the vehicle, was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, the Highway Patrol said. At press time, the accident was still under investigation by the Highway Patrol.

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