Coroner IDs driver killed in Orangeburg Co. crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person died in a single-vehicle crash near the Santee area on Sunday.
Published: Jan. 15, 2023 at 6:36 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 16, 2023 at 5:11 AM EST
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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office has identified a 25-year-old killed in a single-vehicle crash on I-95 Sunday.

Saquan Powell, from Santee, died at the scene from multiple blunt force and internal injuries, Chief Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle said.

The crash happened on I-95 near exit 90 at 11:42 a.m., the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

A 2015 Infiniti Q50 was traveling north on the interstate. The vehicle then ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree, according to LCpl. Tyler Tidwell.

The driver died on the scene, Tidwell said.

The highway patrol is investigating.