Newberry, SC (WLTX) -- One person is dead following an accident Sunday morning in Newberry.
According to South Carolina State Trooper Joe Hovis, the accident occurred a little after 9 AM. A 2005 Dodge SUV was traveling north on SC 56 a few miles south of Chappells, when it left the road, drove through a field, struck a tree and then a barn.
The driver was entrapped and died of their injuries at the scene.
Newberry County Coroner Laura Kneece identified the victim as 28-year-old Jonathan Fullmer of Spartanburg. Kneece said it did not appear that Fullmer was wearing a seatbelt. An autopsy is schedule to determine the exact cause of Fullmer's death.
The accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Newberry County Coroner's Office.