1 dead, 1 injured in single-vehicle Orangeburg Co. crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a Saturday afternoon crash that left one person dead and another injured.
Published: Sep. 25, 2022 at 4:19 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2022 at 7:33 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a Saturday afternoon crash that left one person dead and another injured.

It happened on US Highway 601 about five miles north of Orangeburg just after 5 p.m.

A 2017 Ford Fiesta traveling north crossed the center of the road, according to Master Trooper Brandon Bolt. The vehicle then went off the left side of the road, hit a tree and overturned.

The driver of the vehicle died, and the passenger was taken to the hospital, Bolt said.

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