The Buzz

February 12, 2014

BUZZ: DPS director helps stranded motorist after news conference

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Just minutes after standing behind Gov. Nikki Haley at a news conference urging people to stay off the roads, Department of Public Safety Director Leroy Smith was helping a stranded motorist in West Columbia.

Smith stopped his on Fish Hatchery Road to help a motorist who was stuck in the snow.

"Definition of all hands on deck," tweeted Tim Pearson, Haley's political adviser.

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