Winnsboro Man Killed in Car Crash

WINNSBORO – One Winnsboro man was killed and another injured in a single vehicle accident on Highway 213 Saturday night.

Jackie Boyd, 60, of 6989 Reservoir Road was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday after the 1997 Ford Aerostar van in which he was a passenger ran a stop sign on Landis Road, crossed Highway 213, ran off the road and struck a tree, according to Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey. The accident occurred at 10:20 p.m., approximately 5 miles north of Jenkinsville. Boyd was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, Ramsey said.

The driver of the van, 60-year-old Ronald Hart of Winnsboro, was transported by ambulance to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP). Hart was also not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, the SCHP said.

The accident was still under investigation at press time, according to the SCHP, and Ramsey said results of toxicology reports on both victims were pending.

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