A wreck in Burton, SC claims a life

BURTON, SC (WTOC) - A deadly wreck in South Carolina claims the life of a Beaufort man.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened in Burton Saturday morning when 46 year old Kelvin Cherry was driving east on Broad River Boulevard. He was hit by a Ford pick up truck, when the driver, Obdulia Cruz crossed the center line.

Cherry was trapped inside his vehicle for 20 minutes before being cut free by Burton fire fighters.

The 46 year old later died at Beaufort Memorial due to a chest trauma.

The investigation will continue. It is not known if Cruz, who was also injured will face charges.

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