South Carolina Highway Patrol
Age: 38 years
Service: 11 years
Cause: Automobile accident
Lance Corporal James Haynes was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 33 while responding to another accident that had occurred on I-26 in Orangeburg County at approximately 3:30 am.
His vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole as he responded to the call.
Corporal Haynes had served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and two young children.