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      One dead in Marlboro County wreck

      Wreck at Highway 79 at Highway 9 West in the Wallace community of Marlboro County.

      Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck on Highway 79 at Highway 9 West in the Wallace community of Marlboro County.

      Troopers say it happened Monday around 6:30 p.m.

      Jessie Hyatt, 71, was killed, according to Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown.

      Troopers say Hyatt was driving a Nissan and heading south on Highway 79, when he ran off the road, into a ditch, and hit a tree.

      Highway Patrol says Hyatt was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car.

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