Passenger dead, driver injured following crash in Colleton County

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating following a fatal car crash in Colleton County, Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened on December 16 at 3:38 p.m. at Green Pond Highway and Clover Hill Road.

Troopers say, the driver of a Mazda while traveling south, went off the road and struck a tree.

Medics transported the driver and a passenger to a local hospital. The passenger was pronounced dead.

The pair wasn’t wearing seatbelts, troopers added.

We are working to learn the identity of the victim. The condition of the driver wasn’t immediately known.

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