Crash on Newberry Road results in death

WINNSBORO – A person in a Ford pickup truck died of injuries from a crash that occurred at 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 4, on Newberry Road, about 3 miles north of Winnsboro.

The pickup truck was traveling west on Newberry Road when it ran off the right side of the road, hit a guardrail and overturned, according to Master Trooper Joel Hovis with the S. C. Highway Patrol.

According to the officer, the occupant in the pickup truck was not seat belted, was injured, was entrapped and had to be mechanically extracted. The person was transported to MUSC Farfield and died in the hospital.

The Fairfield Coroner’s office has not yet released the name of the person who died.

The crash is being investigated by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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