Jodah Mullinax Death: Jodah was a graduate of Travelers Rest High School, Lander University and later was an officer of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, his obituary read.
40-year-old Jodah Mullinax was riding a small motorbike north of Pickens after sundown on Thursday when he was struck and killed by 33-year-old Barney Louis Trotter of Pickens, South Carolina Highway Patrol said.
Mullinax slowed down to turn when he was struck by Trotter who was driving a Dodge Charger. Mullinax bike hit an embankment and he was ejected from the bike, he was not wearing a helmet, police said.
Barney Louis Trotter is charged with felony DUI resulting in death after the crash.
“Mullinax was a devoted Son, Jodah never let a day pass without checking in on his Mammy and Pappy. Jodah knew where he stood with his faith in God, and every friend he had knew where they stood with Jodah. He was there before you knew you needed him and if you were three hours away, he would be there in two.”