Winnsboro Man Killed on I-77

COLUMBIA (Dec. 21, 2016) – A Winnsboro man was killed Saturday morning when his car ran off I-77.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Renardo Q. Wood, 29, of Chatham Drive, Winnsboro, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 5:50 a.m. accident.

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, Wood was driving a 2006 Honda Accord northbound on I-77 when he ran off the right side of the roadway near mile marker 20. Wood’s Accord hit a culvert, the Highway Patrol said, ran up an embankment and struck a bridge pillar. Wood was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, the Highway Patrol said.

The accident remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.