SC Highway Patrol says retired SC Highway Patrol Captain James Streater passed away following an illness Saturday morning.
Streater was Captain over SC Highway Patrol Troop 5 which is headquartered in Florence.
Officials say Streater was the second African American hired as a SC Highway Patrolman.
He retired in 2001 after more than 30 years on the job.
A t this time, funeral arrangements are being made.