Florence Police investigating fatal accident at Irby and Wilson

Source: Ken Baker
Source: Ken Baker

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – One person is dead after an accident at the intersection of Irby Street and Wilson Road in Florence Tuesday evening, authorities said.

At around 6:45 p.m., a car was heading north on Irby Street and struck a person near the intersection of Wilson Road, according to Major Carlos Raines with the Florence Police Department. The victim died at the scene.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken said the pedestrian that was struck was identified as 19-year-old Rayne Johnson of Florence. Johnson died at McLeod Regional Medical Center Emergency Room as a result of injuries sustained from the incident, von Lutcken said.

Irby Street was partially closed off just after Wilson Road Monday night. A Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team was reconstructing the accident, which is still under investigation, Maj. Raines said.

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