Florence man killed in crash

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a car accident that killed a man in Darlington County.

The crash occurred as a man in a van hit a car at the intersection of Syracuse Community Road and High Hill Road around 6 p.m. Sunday. Deputy Coroner Wilbur Vaughan told WMBF News driver of the van, Phillip Wayne Amerson, 35, died in the crash.

The Florence man was wearing his seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.

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