1 dead after vehicle hit tree, overturned and caught on fire in Georgetown Co.

Published: Jul. 30, 2022 at 3:48 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 31, 2022 at 5:25 AM EDT
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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a Saturday morning crash that left one person dead.

It happened on Kent Road near Feather Drive at 9:45 a.m. That is near where Andrews and Georgetown meet.

An SUV traveling east on Kent Road went off the left side of the road and hit a ditch and then a tree, according to Master Trooper Brandon Bolt.

After hitting the tree, the SUV overturned and caught on fire, Bolt said.

The driver of the vehicle died; there were no passengers.

The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the name of the victim.

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