DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Ridgeville man died Sunday afternoon after authorities say he drove off Carter Road and struck a tree.
Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet identified the victim as 56-year-old John Kemmerlin.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, Kemmerlin crossed the center line of the road and over-corrected. His Crown Victoria ran off the road and crashed into a tree.
Kemmerlin was pronounced dead at the scene from apparent massive head trauma.
The crash remains under investigation.