LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night in Laurens County.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 8:50 p.m. on Highway 76 near Hickory Tavern.
Troopers said a Dodge SUV was traveling west on Highway 76 when it traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected, traveled off the left side of the road, overturned and hit a tree.
Officials said the driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Laurens County Coroner’s Office identified the driver as 22-year-old Dakota Gilstrap, of Honea Path.
This crash remains under investigation by the SCHP and the Laurens County Coroner’s Office.