Man Killed in Accident Near Walterboro
The Colleton County Coroner's office identified 47-year-old Walter Smith as the victim of an accident early Wednesday morning. He was ejected from his car after the car struck a tree on US 15 North just outside of Walterboro. The 1999 Chevy ran off the road and hit the tree around 12:20 am. Smith was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
The accident is still under investigation by the Highway Patrol.
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