Driver killed in Colleton County accident

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - A driver was killed during an accident in on Highway 64 in Colleton County Tuesday afternoon.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said that the driver of a 2000 Ford Expedition crossed the centerline and struck the left side of a tractor-trailer around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the driver of the Explorer was not wearing a seat belt. The driver's identity has not been released by the Colleton County Coroner's office.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Forell Brown, 33, of Barnwell was taken to Colleton Medical Center for treatment.

The collision is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

©2010 WCSC. All rights reserved.