Troopers: One dead in Sumter Crash

South Carolina Highway patrol investigating deadly crash.

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. 


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