DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Zachary Barfield has been identified as the victim in a Sunday night fatal vehicle crash near St. George.

Barfield, 19, was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night.


According to reports, Barfield was operating a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck on Wire Road near Old Peafield Road, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 8 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Barfield, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead on the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick fact: Dorchester County is a county located in U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2020 census, the population was 161,540. Its county seat is St. George. Dorchester County is included in the Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.