WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (08/21/2014) – A deputy coroner with the Lexington County Coroner’s Office has been arrested on DUI charges.
Barry Wright was arrested August 19 on driving under the influence charges and accused of having an open 24-ounce beer in his vehicle.
According to an incident report, Wright was found asleep at the wheel of his county-owned Ford Explorer shortly before 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The report goes on to say the car was still running and parked in the middle of Kleckley Drive. A West Columbia police