Man killed in crash on SC 200

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A Friday afternoon crash in eastern Fairfield County has resulted in a man’s death.

About 4:11 p.m. on Friday, June 30, a single vehicle crash claimed the life of Winnsboro resident Leon Wise, age, 69, according to the Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill.

The crash occurred on S.C. 200 about three miles west of Great Falls near Caughman Lane.

According to Lance Corporal Brittany Glover of the S.C. Highway Patrol, Hill’s 1994 Ford pickup truck was traveling east on S.C. 200 when it traveled off the right side of the roadway, returned to the road, then traveled off the left side of the roadway, hitting a tree and overturning.

Hill said Wise was trapped in the truck and died on scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

The crash is under investigation by S.C. Highway Patrol and the Fairfield County Coroner’s office.

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