One dead after car bursts into flames during collision early Wednesday morning

Berkeley County News

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) is investigating a fatal car crash that left one dead in Berkeley County early Wednesday burning.

According to Lance Corporal Tyler Tidwell, the collision occurred early Wednesday morning at 12:15 a.m. on Cainhoy Rd. near Red Hill Rd.

Officials say that what is believed to be a Chevy Cruise was traveling West on Cainhoy Rd. when the car crossed the center line, ran off the road, and struck a tree. The car then was engulfed in flames causing the driver to be deceased at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the SCHP.

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