Victim identified after crash in pond injures infant on Bowen Street
KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Kershaw County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal crash that seriously injured an infant Sunday.
Coroner David West says Bernard Taylor, 27, died from his injuries after the crash in a pond on Bowen Street near the intersection of Watson Street.
Highway Patrol says before 4 p.m., Taylor had an infant in a car seat, when his vehicle hit a fire hydrant, and overturned into a pond where it was fully submerged.
According to investigators, Taylor, who was wearing a seat belt, died on scene, and the baby was rescued from the vehicle.
Authorities say the baby was taken to Prisma Health in Richland County with life-threatening injuries.
This incident remains under investigation.