Coroner IDs victim of Dorchester Co. crash involving tractor-trailer

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash Tuesday morning on U.S. 78.
Published: Oct. 25, 2022 at 1:35 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 27, 2022 at 10:27 AM EDT
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has identified a 26-year-old victim of a Tuesday morning crash on U.S. 78.

Brandon S. Johnson, from St. George, was pronounced dead on the scene at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday, Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers said.

The crash happened at approximately 10 a.m. near Molly Road, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol LCpl. Nick Pye. A 2004 Sedan that was headed west on Highway 78 collided with a 2022 International tractor-trailer traveling east, he said.

The driver of the sedan died as a result of the crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured, Pye said.

The crash remains under investigation, Pye said.