One person dead following accident in Berkeley County

CROSS, SC — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating following a deadly accident in Berkeley County.

Troopers say on Wednesday, December 2 at 7 a.m., Tydriequz Johnson, 22, of Eutawville, was traveling on County Line Road in Cross, when he struck a dump truck head-on.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was wearing a seat belt.

Officials say Johnson was trapped in his car and was removed by the fire department.

The dump truck driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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