BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – One person is dead following a crash in Berkeley County early Wednesday morning.
Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver of a 2017 Ford was traveling on Cypress Gardens Road near Bushy Park Road when the crash happened around 4:40 a.m.
The driver was traveling southbound on Cypress Gardens Road when the car crossed the center line, ran off the road to the left and struck a tree.
Cpl. Southern said the car then overturned and caught fire.
The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, suffered fatal injuries after being trapped in the vehicle.
A name will be released by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. The crash remains under investigation.