One dead after single-vehicle rollover accident in Georgetown County


GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – One person was killed in an accident on U.S. 17 Alternate early Sunday morning, according to LcPl. Jud Jones with South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A 2000 2-door Ford was traveling northbound on U.S. 17 Alternate in Georgetown County when it ran off the road, struck a ditch, and overturned around 12:45 a.m.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other people in the vehicle.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time. The accident remains under investigation by South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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