Coroner identifies Darlington County man dead after running off road, hitting ditch

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) – One person is dead after running off a road and hitting a ditch in Darlington County Tuesday evening.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, one person was in a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck when driving west of McIver Road around 6:30 in the evening. The driver ran off the right side of a road and hit a ditch.

Leonard Stewart Argo, 53, of Darlington County died at a local hospital according to Darlington County Coroner J Todd Hardee. The victim was not wearing a seat belt.

The incident remains under investigation by the Darlington County Coroner’s Office and the SC Highway Patrol.