1 dead after single-car accident in Beaufort County

BEAUFORT, SC (WCSC) - One person died early Saturday morning after a single-car accident in Beaufort County.

The Beaufort County Coroner's Office has identified 30-year-old Jarvis Wright as the victim in the accident.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver of the car was traveling east on Sam's Point Road in Beaufort County around 2:30 a.m.

Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies saw Wright traveling at a high rate of speed and attempted to pull him over. Wright's 2003 Nissan 350Z ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Highway patrol is investigating the accident along with the Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team.

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