COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports one person is dead and another arrested after a fatal crash on private property in Colleton County.
The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. on private property at 22774 Bells Hwy. in Colleton County.
Officials report two people were traveling south on the private property in a 1996 Ford Ranger Sunday night when the driver drove into a pond in the area, overturned and submerged underwater.
The passenger of the vehicle was reported dead on the scene.
The driver, 39-year-old, Juan Diego Figueroa Concepcion was arrested and charged with felony driving under the influence with death.
Concepcion was taken to a local hospital until he was able to be transported to the local jail. His bond hearing is scheduled for Monday.