Man dies in Marion County collision

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – One man died in a vehicle collision 11:20 p.m. Friday in Marion County.

Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson identified the victim as Tyrone Elton Simmons, 32, of Mullins.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, Simmons was walking south on Highway 501 just 3.4 miles north of Sellers when the driver of a 2014 Freightliner Truck, also going south, struck him.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

Simmons died instantly at the scene, according to Coroner Richardson.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the incident.

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