Man killed in crash on Langford Rd.

BLYTHEWOOD – Stanley D. Fisher, 68, of Elgin, SC, was traveling north on Langford Road in a 2001 Dodge pickup truck when he was involved in a collision about 6:40 a.m.

According to the incident report, Joseph Gaither, 69, the driver of a 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer, was traveling south and attempted to make a U-turn in the roadway when it struck Fisher’s truck. The freightliner tractor-trailer then left the scene of the accident.

Fisher was transported from the scene to an area hospital where he later died.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say Gaither, the driver of the Freightliner, was taken into custody and charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

The accident is being investigated by the SC Highway Patrol and the Richland County Coroner’s Office.

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