BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - The Bluffton Police Department Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that happened near the entrance of the Hampton Lake subdivision on Bluffton Parkway eastbound, early Saturday morning.
Police responded to the scene of the one-vehicle accident around 2:45 a.m. to find two people inside the car. One occupant was transported to the hospital. The other occupant was deceased when police arrived on the scene.
Investigators say the driver lost control of the vehicle, which is what caused it to run off the road into the woods nearby.
A section of Bluffton Parkway EB was closed for several hours while the initial investigation took place.
The Beaufort County Coroner will be able to release the identity of the deceased pending family notification.
This is an ongoing investigation.