Okatie man killed in crash

info@islandpacket.comAugust 28, 2013 

Chechessee Road is just off Snake Road in Okatie.

An Okatie man died in a single vehicle crash Tuesday evening.

Roy Bannister, 21, was driving south on Chechessee Road when his 1999 Mercedes ran off the road at about 8:30 p.m., according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

He struck a culvert, then a tree. It's not known if he was wearing a seatbelt.

Bannister was transported by air to Memorial University Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

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