Blair man dies in car crash

WINNSBORO – A Blair man died and another person was injured after they were involved in a single vehicle collision in Blair on Thursday, Dec. 28.

Tamarkquay A. Coleman, 34, of Blair, was a passenger in a 2005 Nissan Altima that was traveling south on Highway 215 South when it went off the left side of the road about 7:15 p.m., near the intersection of Ladds Road and struck several trees. The accident occurred south of Salem’s Crossing and about 6.5 miles north of Jenkinsville.

The driver of the vehicle was injured and taken to Palmetto Health Richland. Coleman was also taken to the hospital, where they later died.

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