Deputy Killed


By Joy Batt


The other driver in a wreck that killed an off-duty Richland County sheriff's deputy and his wife has been charged with driving with a suspended license.

Authorities said Friday 26 year old Scotrell Praylow was charged after a records check showed his license was suspended after failing to pay a traffic ticket.

Praylow faces no charges in the deaths of Derik Eidada and his wife leigh.

The couple was on their motorcycle when they were hit Wednesday evening by a Chevrolet Malibu that crossed the center line of highway 391 after running off the right side of the road.

Eldada Had been a deputy for 9 years.

A memorial service for the couple is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church in Lexington.

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oh well said on Saturday, Jun 22 at 10:41 PM

interesting there is no mention if he was wearing a helmet or not. Seems this is the first thing mentioned when a rider goes down.......but nothing about that here........Odd...

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