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Community mourns sudden loss of school resource officer
Deputy Rob Evans worked for KCSO for 14 years
Deputy Rob Evans
Deputy Rob Evans died Wednesday morning following a heart attack while directing traffic at Wateree Elementary School Tuesday afternoon. Evans worked for the Kershaw County Sheriffs Office as a school resource officer at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School. He leaves behind a wife and two teenage children. - photo by Photo provided by the KCSO
A 14-year Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) veteran deputy died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack while directing traffic at Wateree Elementary School (WES) Tuesday afternoon. Deputy Rob Evans, 50, who served as a school resource officer (SRO), died early Wednesday morning at Columbia’s Providence Hospital. EMS, escorted by members of law enforcement, transported Evans to Columbia after being stabilized at KershawHealth.