Driver killed after crashing into pond in Newberry County, officials say
NEWBERRY COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - One person is dead after crashing into a pond in Newberry County Monday morning, officials say.
According South Carolina Highway Patrol Master Trooper Gary Miller, the single-vehicle collision occurred on St. Phillips Church Road near Piester Road at approximately 8:10 a.m..
Miller says the driver of a 2015 Dodge four door sedan was travelling east on St. Phillips Church Road when the vehicle went off the right side of the highway, struck a ditch, crossed over Piester Road and travelled into a pond.
According to Miller, the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and became entrapped in the vehicle. The driver was transported to Newberry Hospital by EMS where they later died as a result of the injuries sustained during the crash.
Officials say there were no other passengers involved.
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