DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - One person is dead after a fatal car wreck Thursday evening in Dorchester County on Interstate 26.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol a 1991 Acura was traveling westbound near mile marker 175, when the driver lost control and went into the median and hit a tree.
Investigators say the passenger, who was not wearing a seatbelt was ejected from the vehicle during impact and died at the scene. The driver was taken to Trident Hospital and was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Authorities say the driver has not been charged in this accident.