Deadly start to holiday weekend in Saluda County

Saluda County, SC (WIS) - One person is dead following a single car accident in Saluda County.

It happened around 5:20 Friday morning on Double Bridges Rd near the town of Saluda.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the 25-year-old male driver was ejected from the car when it went off the road and overturned. Troopers indicate he was only wearing the shoulder harness of his seatbelt and not the lap belt portion.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

The Saluda County Coroner has not yet released the identity of that driver. @@

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