1 person killed in Colleton County crash

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) -- One person was killed Saturday afternoon in a crash on Highway 17A in Colleton County.

According to Trooper Sonny Collins with the state Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 4:40 p.m. when a Chevy pickup truck ran off the left side of the highway and into several trees.

The driver died in the crash. There was no one else in the truck, Collins said.

Investigators are still working to determine if the driver was wearing a seatbelt.

The Colleton County Coroner has not released the name of the victim.