Car accident kills man in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a 55-year-old Santee man died from a car accident on Old Guillard and Merkel Acres Lane in Berkeley County Friday.

The Berkeley County Coroner's Office say Gary Nelson Welch died Friday morning around 2:30 am from trauma to the head and body.

According to officials, Welch was not wearing a seatbelt.

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