Coroner investigation on pedestrian fatality

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Coroner’s Office, along with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, are investigating a pedestrian fatality which occurred on Pumphouse Road in Fairfield County at approximately 9:30 PM, on October 16, 2017.

Coroner Chris Hill states that Darrius Lamont Hamlet, age 25, of 5465 Reservoir Road in Winnsboro died from injuries received when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Hamlet was walking East on Pump House Road and the driver of the vehicle was also traveling East when the accident occurred according to Corporal Bill Rhy with the S. C. Highway Patrol.

The incident remains under investigation by the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol.