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Victim identified in single-vehicle crash in Summerville Saturday

Driver in serious condition after running off roadway in Summerville (Source: AP) Driver in serious condition after running off roadway in Summerville (Source: AP)
SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) -

The driver who ran off a roadway in Summerville Saturday night died early Sunday morning and has been identified. 

Peter Hunter, 36, was traveling east on Farmington Road in a 2008 Nissan, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Matt Southern.

Just after 11 p.m., Hunter ran off the right side of the road, then off the left side of the road, hit a ditch, then a tree and overturned, Southern said.

Hunter was taken to the hospital with serious injuries before passing away. The victim was not wearing a seatbelt, Southern said.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. This is the seventh traffic death in Berkeley County in 2018, according to Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver.

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