Troopers: Man Drove Wrong Way Under the Influence, Kills 1

Richland County, SC (WLTX) --- State troopers say a man was driving the wrong direction on I-20 Sunday morning, when he hit and killed another driver.

The Highway Patrol says Jessie Samuels, Jr., 51, was driving a 2004 F-150 in the westbound lane of I-20 near Monticello Road when he hit a 1996 GMC Sonoma head-on.

The Richland County coroner says Donald Jerome Ford, 41, died of his injuries at Palmetto Health Richland.

Samuels has been charged with felony Driving Under the Influence.


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