The Lexington Patch has an article about the incident that killed Blackie Collins. It seems this particular stretch of road had a history of fatalities. Here’s an excerpt:
The driver, 71-year-old Walter Wells “Blackie” Collins of North, was pronounced dead at the scene by Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman. No other vehicles were involved and Collins was wearing his helmet. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death, Jones said.
Collins, Patch has learned, was a world-renowned knife maker.
The accident is the latest in what has been a deadly week on Lexington County roads.
BLADE continues to keep Blackie’s family in thoughts and prayers.