DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Summerville man died early Tuesday morning after a single-vehicle accident on Highway 17A in Dorchester County.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says that the accident happened around 2:40 a.m. on Highway 17A and Orangeburg Road. One car, a 2007 Pontiac with no passengers, was driving south on Highway 17A and ran off the road. The car then overturned several times.
Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said that 29-year-old Maurice Angelo Smalls was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.
A witness said the car may have hit a utility pole, but the highway patrol has not confirmed that information.