Date of Incident: October 14, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Car Accident
Location of Accident: US-178 near Cannon Road in Orangeburg County, S.C.
Injuries: One fatality and one seriously injured
Description of Accident: An 18-year-old from Charleston lost his life in a Saturday morning crash in Orangeburg County. The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. on US-178 near Cannon Road. The victim was driving a 2015 Toyota SUV when he veered off the road, striking a ditch and a tree. A passenger in the vehicle sustained injuries and was airlifted to Augusta Hospital. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation.
Local Media Coverage: https://www.wistv.com/2023/10/10/orangeburg-county-coroner-identifies-charleston-18-year-old-who-died-crash/