SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person died after losing control and crashing into a tree in Spartanburg County Sunday night, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.
Master Trooper Gary Miller said in a release that the incident occurred on Arnold Branch Road near SC Hwy 101 around 5:20 p.m. Sunday night.
The Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the victim as 52-year-old Jerry Lee Stewart, of Woodruff.
Miller said Stewart was driving a 1993 Nissan pickup and traveling north on Arnold Branch Rd. when he went off the right side of the road, lost control and then veered off the left side of the road before striking a tree.
Stewart was not wearing a seatbelt, and was pronounced dead at the scene.