Tuesday, October 16, 2012
One person was killed in an early morning traffic accident in Georgetown County.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Bob Beres, the one-vehicle accident occurred at about 2:45 a.m. today† in the 7200 block of Penny Royal Road.
Coroner Kenny Johnson identified the victim as 47-year-old Winston Jeffrey Ladson of Gravel Gulley Road.
Ladson was driving a 1991 BMW and was west bound. He ran off the right side of the road and struck a large tree stump.
The accident remains under investigation.
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