Man Killed, Police Officer Hurt in Car Wreck

12:03 PM, Jan 18, 2014   |    comments
Roniea Conyers (Image: Bishopville Police Dept. website)
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Sumter County, SC (WLTX) - A man is dead and a police officer is hurt following a car collision in Sumter County.

The wreck took place just before 11 p.m. Friday on U.S. 15 near the Sumter-Lee County line.

Bishopville Police say 35-year-old Corporal Roniea Conyers's patrol vehicle and another vehicle collided with each other. 

Police say Conyers was traveling with lights on but no sirens.

She was taken to Tuomey Medical Center to be treated for injuries. 

The other driver was pronounced dead on the scene by the Sumter County coroner's office. He's been identified as 25-year-old Vincent Jackson. 

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Bishopville police department continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the collision.

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