JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) – Charleston County deputies are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one person dead Sunday afternoon.
The sheriff’s office responded to River Road near Brownswood Road after 4:30 p.m.
A Chevrolet truck drove off the right side of the road and hit a tree, according to the spokesperson Andrew Knapp.
The driver of the truck died at the scene.
All lanes of River Road were closed while deputies investigated. The road was reopened around 6:30 p.m.
The sheriff’s office’s Traffic Services Unit is investigating the crash.
The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the name of the victim.
Single-vehicle crash with serious injury that occurred around 4:45 p.m. near 1059 River Road, Johns Island, has shut down all lanes. Deputies are diverting traffic at River & Beaumont and River & Brownswood. Please use alternate routes. #chsnews #chstrfc pic.twitter.com/tm3nA3djG0
— Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (@ChasCoSheriff) October 9, 2022
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