Man found in truck submerged identified as Lee County man


A body found in a pickup submerged in water Wednesday has been identified as that as of 81-year-old Charles Carter of Lee County, according to Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley.

Grimsley said he’s ruled Carter’s death as weather related.

He added rescue teams removed Carter’s body from the pickup before the vehicle was pulled from the water.

Troopers said Carter was traveling on Carolina Church Road in a 2011 Chevy Silvarado when the vehicle left the roadway during high water.

The car was found submerged off the side of the road and Carter was found dead inside.

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