Services set for man killed in alleged drunk driving incident


Funeral services for a 38-year-old Manning man killed Aug. 30 after being rear-ended by an alleged drunk driver have been finalized.

The family and friends of Guillermo Lopez Arenas will remember their loved one 8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home.

Arenas - initially identified as Maurelio DeLeon - was killed about 11:55 p.m. Aug. 30 when 45-year-old Tammy Brown allegedly ran into the back of his Dodge Dakota while the two were heading east on S.C. 261 near Home Branch Road. Another man in Arenas' vehicle, who has remained unidentified, was flown to McLeod Regional Medical Center and was said to be in serious condition. No word has come on his status from the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Brown was charged with one count each of felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury. She was released on a $30,000 surety bond Sept. 1 from the Clarendon County Detention Center.

Visitation for Areans will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, prior to services at Stephens Funeral Home.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St. in Manning, is in charge of arrangements. (803) 435-2179.



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