Elloree Police Department

Orangeburg County
Saturday, November 09, 2002

Age: 28 years

Service: 7 years

Cause: Automobile accident


Lieutenant Russell Wiles was killed in an automobile accident in Calhoun County, South Carolina.

The driver of another vehicle struck his unmarked patrol car head-on as he attempted to pass a car on US 176.

Lieutenant Wiles had bee n employed with the Elloree Police Department for seven years, and is survived by his 2-year-old daughter.