Olar man killed in wreck
An Olar man was killed Saturday morning as a result of a wreck on Highway 64.
John W. Deer, 62, of Dana Ave., Olar, was pronounced dead following an automobile versus tree collision on Highway 64 South near the Bamberg/Barnwell County line, according to Barnwell County Coroner Lloyd Ward.
“Deer was traveling north on Highway 64 when he veered off the road and collided with a tree. Mr. Deer was wearing a restraint,” said Ward.
An autopsy will be performed. Toxicology is pending.
The case is under investigation by Barnwell Coroner’s Office and the S.C. Highway Patrol.