DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) One person is dead and another injured following a crash in Dorchester County.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2004 Lincoln Town car was driving north on Highway 27 when they ran a stop sign at the intersection of US 78, around 5:10am.
The driver then hit a guard wire for a utility pole and hit a tree. The driver sustained injuries and died en route to Trident hospital. Highway Patrol says the driver was not wearing a seat belt.
A second passenger inside the car sustained non life threatening injuries and was not wearing a seat belt.
South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.