Editor’s note: This article has been corrected to reflect the age of the victim is 16, not 24.
GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person has died after an early morning crash in Greenville County.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened Saturday at about 2 a.m. on New McElhaney Rd. near Settlement Rd.
The driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling west on New McElhaney Rd. when they ran off the roadway and struck a tree, troopers said.
The driver and passenger were transported to the hospital by EMS. The passenger died at the hospital, according to SCHP.
The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as being 16-year-old Caleb Lowell, of Greenville.
The crash remains under investigation by the SCHP MAIT team and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.