Coroner identifies victim of single vehicle accident in Berkeley Co.

VIDEO: SCHP investigate fatal single vehicle accident on Hwy 17

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s office has identified the victim of a single vehicle accident the occurred Saturday night.

Terry Rouse of Mount Pleasant died after his 2011 Toyota pick up truck ran off the left side of of the road near 7709 Highway 41, according to Coroner George Oliver.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Rouse struck a utility pole before sticking a drainage culvert then a tree, according to SCHP Cpl. Judd Jones.

The call came in at At 4:55 p.m., Jone said.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, Jones said. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

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