BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly Tuesday morning crash that happened near the Ridgeville area.

According to Trooper Nick Pye, one person has died after a car crash involving a tractor-trailer.

The crash happened along SC-27 near the intersection of Garden Court around 9:05 a.m.

A Freightliner tractor-trailer was traveling north on SC-27 and a 1999 Ford SUV pulling a utility trailer was traveling south.

Both units collided and the SUV driver was killed, Pye said. The tractor-trailer driver suffered no injuries.

The cause of the collision is unknown at this time.