Man killed after crashing into a tree in Awendaw

AWENDAW, SC (WCSC) - - The Charleston County Coroner's Office says one person is dead after their truck ran off the road and struck a tree in Awendaw.

According authorities the accident happened at 7:24 Saturday evening on Seewee Road near Simmons Hill Road.

The Coroner's office says 41-year-old Edward Simmons from North Charleston died at the scene from injuries he sustained in the accident. Simmons' truck caught fire after he was removed from the vehicle.

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