CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A 17-year-old died Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Chesnee.
The Cherokee County Coroner’s Office said the crash happened around 10:45 a.m. on Horse Creek Road.
The coroner said a 2004 Honda van was traveling south speeding past another driver when it lost control and ran off the left side of the road.
The van went airborne, hit a tree and then caught on fire, the coroner said.
The driver died at the scene.
The coroner’s office identified the driver as Thomas Wesley Lee, of Chesnee.