One person dead following crash in Williamsburg County

One person killed in early morning wreck in West Ashley.

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WCBD) — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating following a deadly crash in Williamsburg County.

Troopers say on Saturday, March 19 at 5:45 a.m., the driver of a Mercury sedan was driving south on Hwy 521 when the vehicle ran off the roadway. We’re told the driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, struck a tree. The victim was wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

We’re working to learn the identity of the victim from the Williamsburg County Coroner’s Office.

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