Driver killed after running off road, striking ditch in Marlboro Co.


MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – One person was killed when the vehicle they were driving went off the roadway, struck a ditch and ejected them early Saturday morning in Marlboro County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The driver was traveling south on Salem Road at about 1:15 a.m. when they went off the roadway to the left, struck a ditch, overturned and ejected from the vehicle, according to Lance Corporal David Jones.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt, Jones said.

The incident remains under investigation by the SCHP.

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