Tragic accident takes the life of state worker

South Carolina DOT reports the tragic loss of one of its workers this morning in a crash in Greenwood County.  According to the highway patrol, there will be further details of the accident that killed person and injured two others.  The DOT says the deceased was Charles “Chuck” Kennedy, 59 years old, driver of a DOT truck headed toward a work site.  Kennedy had worked for DOT since February 2020.  He leaves a wife, Mary, and a son and a daughter, along with a number of grandchildren.  Kennedy lived in McCormick and was an avid fisherman and a racing fan who enjoyed playing golf with his fellow workers at the McCormick Country Club.