Lance Corporal

South Carolina Highway Patrol

Kershaw County
Saturday, September 19, 2009

Age: 41 years

Service: 15 years

Cause: Motorcycle accident


Corporal Jonathan Nash was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a memorial charity ride in memory of Trooper Hardy Godbold when the driver of a vehicle pulled in front of Corporal Nash’s motorcycle, causing a collision.

Trooper Godbold was also killed on the same roadway during a vehicle pursuit on February 28, 1992.

Corporal Nash served in Desert Storm with the United States Marine Corps and had served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for 15 years. He is survived by his daughter, parents, brother, and sister.