Elloree Police Department
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.