Man Dies In
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web posted November 5, 2018
- A McCormick man was
pronounced dead at the scene of a
single vehicle accident on Plum
Branch Road late Saturday afternoon,
after a passing motorist came upon
the scene and alerted
At approximately 6:00 pm, Richard
Elgin, 53, of McCormick was driving
northbound on Plum Branch Road,
about a mile south of Turkey Creek
Bridge, when he lost control of the
According to reports, the SUV ran off
the right side of the road, then
came back on the pavement skidding
to the other side of the road.
The vehicle rolled over and down an
8-10 ft embankment coming to rest on
the driver side.
According to Edgefield County
Coroner, David Burnett, Mr. Elgin
died from blunt force trauma.