Greenwood man dies in wreck
Monday, July 21, 2014 11:23 AM
A Greenwood man died late Sunday night after crashing his pickup truck along Callison Highway.
Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox identified the victim as Kenneth A. Tompkins. The Greenwood man, who had a Callison Highway address, died about a week shy of his 63rd birthday, officials said.
According to preliminary reports from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 10:15 p.m., 2.4 miles south of Greenwood city limits. Tompkins was driving a 2001 Toyota pickup traveling south when he veered off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and the vehicle overturned. Tompkins was taken to Self Regional Medical Center by ambulance where he died just after 11 p.m.