Crash on Smallstown Road takes life of Winnsboro man

WINNSBORO – A pedestrian was killed Friday night as he attempted to cross Smallstown Road in Winnsboro after checking his mailbox.

The crash occurred at about 6 p.m., Friday evening, about a mile from Richard Winn Academy, according to officials.

Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill has identified the deceased as Mark Small, Sr., 72.

According to Master Trooper Gary Miller with the S.C. Highway Patrol, a 2017 GMC truck driven by Roxie Woodard was traveling north on Smallstown Road when the crash occurred near the intersection with Swallow Lane. Small died at the scene, according to the report.

The driver of the pickup stopped after the crash. Both the driver of the pickup truck and a passenger were seat belted and not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

This story was updated December 6, 2021 at 2:46 p.m.

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