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One dead in single car accident in Sumter

The truck overturned on Pinewood road about four miles outside of the town of Pinewood.

SUMTER, S.C. — One person is dead following a crash on Pinewood road Monday afternoon. 

According to Highway Patrolman Brandon Bolt, the accident happened around 2:30pm Monday afternoon in the westbound lane of Pinewood Road about four miles east of the town.  

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 A 2003 Ford pickup truck was traveling too fast for conditions according to troopers and ran off the road striking a pole, flipping over and landing in the woods. 

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The driver, whos name has not yet been released, was dead on the scene. 

The accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol. 

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