Coroner identifies teen killed after being ejected from pickup

Josh Sweatman (Source: Facebook)
Josh Sweatman (Source: Facebook)

ST. GEORGE, SC (WCSC) - Troopers say a teen died after being ejected from his pickup early Saturday on a Dorchester County road.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said 19-year-old Joshua Sweatman of St. George was killed in the accident after suffering a cervical spine fracture.

South Carolina Highway Patrol says Sweatman was driving towards I-95 on Horse Trail Road when he lost control of his pickup, ran off the road, overcorrected, and then hit a tree.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt

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