Accidents claim 14 in state

Associated Press

At least 14 people were killed in weekend traffic accidents on South Carolina roads, including a Greenville pedestrian who died early Sunday after she was struck by a car in Greenville County, the state Highway Patrol said.

Servest Ann Williams, 29, died at 2:35 a.m. when she was struck by a car along S. C. 81 just south of Greenville. another pedestrian was struck by survived, police said.

Burnette Wayne Munn Jr., 24, of Elgin died 1:15 a.m. Sunday when the car he was driving struck a tree along a secondary road off S. C. 5 in Kershaw.

Two people died after their cars collided head-on at 4:35 a.m. Saturday on U. S. 29 Bypass in Anderson County. The victims were identified as Scotty Leo Sullivan, 21, of Anderson and Jimmy Witcher, 27, of Greenville.

Willie James Bowman, 46, of Bishopville died when he was struck by a car at 8 p.m. Saturday near U.S. 15 in Lee County.

Henry Johnson Jr., 36, of Lancaster died about 6 p.m. Saturday when the car he was diving went off the road in rural Lancaster County.

Dorothy Mae Monroe, 53, of Lake City died in a three-car accident on U. S. 52 in Florence County at 12:20 p.m. Saturday.

In Berkely County, Jimmy T. Burbage, 24, and Roger M. Ellison, 21, both of Moncks Corner, died in a one-car accident at 4:20 a.m. Saturday on U. S. 17-A just east of Moncks Corner.

Also in Berkeley County, 19-year old Cleveland Elliott of St. Stephen died at 2:30 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a car on S. C. 45 two miles east of St. Stephen.

Myron C. Blankenship, 19, of Sheldon died at 2 a.m. Saturday when the car he was driving struck an 18 wheeler on U. S. 1, 1 1/2 miles south of Gardens Corner in Beaufort County.

Thurman Monroe Simmons, 21, of Dillon died in a one-vehicle wreck at 3:30 a.m. Saturday on a secondary highway in Dillon County.

Mike Craig, 35, of Kershaw died in a motorcycle accident in Kershaw County at 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Clifton Succh, 10 of Andrews died when the bicyle he was riding on a secondary road in Williamsburg County was struck by a car at 7:15 p.m. Friday.

September 23, 1985  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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