Person in wheelchair hit and killed in Williamsburg County

wheelchairOne person is dead after trying to cross Highway 52 in a wheelchair on Tuesday evening.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, a 1992 Honda Accord was traveling south on Highway 52 when a person in a wheelchair illegally attempted to cross the roadway. The Honda Accord hit and killed the person in the wheelchair. The driver will not face any charges in this incident.

Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight identified the victim as Richard Barley, 85.

Authorities say the driver of the car will not be charged because Barley was illegally crossing the road.


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