Traffic fatality: elderly Fair Play man
A 79-year old Fair Play man lost his life as the result of an accident in his home community near the interstate highway. Coroner Karl Addis said James Rufus Brown was the driver of the small car involved in the 9:30 accident this morning on the W. Fair Play Boulevard. According to Addis, the accident, which also involved a tractor-trailer truck, occurred as Brown attempted to turn into a driveway. After an autopsy, the coroner classified the death as accidental.