Driver found dead 4 days after crashing into creek

Published: Feb. 14, 2014 at 9:39 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 24, 2014 at 9:39 PM EST
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SALUDA COUNTY (WIS) - The driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a creek has been found dead four days after the accident.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the GMC pickup truck was discovered Friday afternoon in a creek off of Secondary 227 in Saluda County.

Troopers say the accident happened around 7 a.m. on Monday.

Investigators say the truck ran off the left side of the roadway, struck a traffic sign, went down an embankment, struck a tree and overturned into a creek.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt and was trapped in the vehicle.

Authorities have not released the identity of the victim.

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