DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office says a Ridgeville man died late Thursday night in a crash on Highway 61.
Ronald Lee Wiggins, Jr., 44, died at the scene of the crash, Coroner Paul Brouthers said.
The crash happened at approximately 11:25 p.m. on Highway 61 near Hunter Haven Boulevard, South Carolina Highway Patrol Master Trooper David Jones said.
Troopers say Wiggins, the driver of a 2002 GMC SUV, was driving south on Highway 61 when the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, he over-corrected, then went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.
Wiggins wearing a seat belt and died at the scene, Jones said.
The crash remains under investigation, Jones said.