1 dead after rollover crash in downtown Charleston early Thursday morning

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – One person was killed in an early morning crash in Downtown Charleston.

The single-vehicle crash happened around 4:00 a.m. in the area of I-26 and Meeting Street.

According to police, a jeep struck a curved barrier on the exit, went airborne, and rolled over. The driver was ejected from the car and died at the scene.

The roadway was closed for several hours into the morning commute before later reopening.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Daniel Trujillo, a 31-year-old male from Charleston.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional information.

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