Early-morning crash leaves one dead in Dorchester Co.
DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - One person is dead after an early-morning single-vehicle crash in Dorchester County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
It happened at 1:05 a.m. on Saturday on U.S. 17 Alternate near Hawk Lane, about four miles south of Ridgeville.
The driver of a 2012 Nissan Maxima was traveling north on U.S. 17 Alternate when they went off the road to the right and hit a tree, according to Cpl. Tyler Tidwell.
The driver died on the scene, Tidwell said.
The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has not yet identified the name of the deceased.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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