Sumter, SC (WLTX)- The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident near Sumter.
Troopers say the accident happened Thursday around 10 p.m. on U.S. 15 South.
According to authorities the driver ran off the road and hit a tree.
Investigators say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and died on the scene.
A passenger insider the vehicle was airlifted to the hospital with injuries. But we do not know the extent of those injuries.
No word yet on the name of the driver.