UPDATE: Man charged with Felony DUI; Victim identified
COLUMBIA (WACH) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a car wreck that resulted in one fatality. The wreck occured on I-20 around the 68 mile marker.
It is reported one of the vehicles was a 1996 GMC Sonoma. The driver of that vehicle was killed. It is not known at this time if they were wearing a seatbelt.
The other vehicle involved was a 2004 F150, driven by 51 year old Jessie Sammuels Jr. Reports say Sammuels was travelling east bound in a west bound lane when he struck the 1996 GMC Sonoma head on.
Sammuels is being charged with a Felony DUI as a result of this crash. He was taken to Richland Hospital, along with a passenger from his car.
The crash remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The victim has been identified as 41 year old Donald Jerome Ford of Bur Oak Lane, Columbia, SC.