Coroner IDs man who died in Barnwell Co. wreck

Coroner IDs man who died in Barnwell Co. wreck

BARNWELL COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - One person is dead after a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 3 in Barnwell County Wednesday, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Robert Poole, 54, of Pelion, S.C. was driving a 2001 Ford when he ran off the left side of the road Wednesday and struck a tree, Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Barnwell County Coroner. The cause of death was chest trauma.

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