Pickens County traffic fatality identified

A coroner has identified the fatality last week at a Pickens County intersection.  Deputy Pickens coroner Tommy Page said a resident of the Sunset Community, Steven Wickum, lost his life shortly before 8 o’clock Wednesday night, November 15.  Page’s account discloses that Wickum was an unrestrained driver whose vehicle left the roadway at E. Preston McDaniel Road and Hagood Mill Road and hit an embankment in a creek bed.  The cause and manner of Wickum’s death, by yesterday, remained further investigation by the highway patrol and the Pickens County Coroner’s Office.