Sumter man, 77, dies 1 week after wreck


A 77-year-old Sumter man died at Prisma Health Richland Hospital on May 10 after succumbing to his injuries from a wreck in early May.
The wreck occurred on May 3 on Camp Mac Boykin Road in the Rimini portion of Sumter County, where Carl Barkley was the driver of a vehicle that attempted to avoid hitting a deer, according to Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker. He ran off the road and struck a tree.
Next of kin has been notified.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Sumter County Coroner’s Office is investigating.