SCHP investigating fatal wreck on Sea Pines Drive

Published: May. 10, 2015 at 12:38 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2015 at 8:39 AM EDT
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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an early-morning accident that claimed the life of the driver.

It happened on Sea Pines Drive, located in Sea Pines Plantation, around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Officials say the driver ran off the right side of the road, striking a tree and overturning his pick-up, which then caught fire.

The driver will be identified when next-of-kin have been notified.

SCHP says they are not certain whether or not the driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time.

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