Driver Killed in Accident in Darlington

Posted on Jul 17, 2012


The South Carolina Highway Patrol says that a passenger in a vehicle that overturned on US 15 in Darlington passed away on Friday. The victim, 59-year-old Phillip Taylor, Jr, was a passenger in a 1999 Dodge truck when a vehicle in front of the truck slowed down to make a left turn. The driver of the truck swerved to avoid hitting the car and ran off the right side of the road, hit a ditch, and then overturned. Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene. All three passengers in the truck were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.