BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - ST STEPHEN, SC (WCSC) - Berkeley County Deputies found a man dead inside his car near Highway 52 on Saturday afternoon.
59-Year-Old James Middleton's wife reported him missing on Thursday night when he didn't come home from the post office. Police had no leads until Saturday when a neighbor reported seeing the top of a car from their front yard.
Deputies went to the scene and found Middleton dead inside his car. They say he was driving south on Highway 52 when he lost control for some reason, ran off the road and into a ditch. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
His death is being investigated by the Coroner's Office, Berkeley County Sheriff's Office and the Highway Patrol.