Troopers: 1 killed in single-vehicle Colleton Co. crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly Thursday crash in the Ruffin area.
Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 4:02 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2022 at 5:21 PM EST

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly Thursday crash in the Ruffin area.

It happened on Bells Highway near Tabor Road at 12:49 p.m.

A 2011 Hyundai SUV traveling west on the highway ran off the left side of the road, according to LCpl. Nick Pye.

The vehicle then ran into a tree, killing the driver, Pye said.

The Colleton County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the name of the driver.