Man killed in early-morning crash in Leesville

driver dies after crashing into a utility pole and tree in Georgetown County.
driver dies after crashing into a utility pole and tree in Georgetown County.(Live 5 News)
Published: May. 29, 2021 at 2:58 PM EDT
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LEESVILLE, S.C. (WIS) - A man was killed in a single-car crash in Leesville early Saturday morning, the South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed.

It happened just after midnight in the 700 block of Brodie Road, near South Lee Street.

Troopers said the driver of a SUV went off the road and hit an embankment, causing the vehicle to flip. It then hit a tree.

The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the SUV.

Nicholus Brown, 44, died at the scene, the coroner’s office confirmed.

SCHP is investigating.

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