Troopers: 1 dead in early morning Orangeburg Co. crash

Troopers: 1 dead in early morning Orangeburg Co. crash
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person was killed in a crash early Saturday morning in Orangeburg County. (Source: AP)

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person was killed in a crash early Saturday morning in Orangeburg County.

Authorities say the crash happened at approximately 2:20 a.m. on Saturday morning on Cannon Bridge Road.

Troopers say the crash occurred when the driver of a 2011 Chevrolet pickup ran off the road and struck a tree while traveling south on the road.

Authorities say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was the only occupant of the vehicle.

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