Ridgeville man dies in wreck in Dorchester County

A Ridgeville man died in a wreck in Dorchester County Sunday afternoon.

John D. Kemmerlin, 56, of Ridgeville died at the scene from apparent massive head trauma, Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said.

A Crown Victoria was driving west on Carter Road about 3:45 p.m. when the car veered back and forth and hit a tree off the left side of the road, according to the Highway Patrol. The driver was wearing a seat belt.

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