Man dies in house fire
A Darlington County man was killed in a house fire on Harry Byrd Highway on Nov. 16, officials said. Roosevelt Fox Jr., 78, was pronounced dead at the scene by Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee. He said the incident happened about noon. Hardee said an autopsy was scheduled last week at MUSC in Charleston. The incident remained under investigation by the Darlington County Coroner’s Office and SLED. Firefighters from the Darlington County Fire District, aided by City of Darlington firefighters, responded to the blaze. Services for Fox were being handled by Hines Funeral Home.