BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has confirmed to WTOC that a fatal wreck occurred at Sea Island Parkway and Cougar Drive, Wednesday afternoon.
The Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District responded to the two-vehicle wreck at 4 p.m. When they got there, they found a female with severe injuries in her Honda sedan.
Officials say a truck used for hauling debris was headed towards St. Helena when it's large metal-framed trailer came loose from the hitch. It went into oncoming traffic, striking the Honda head-on.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.