Victim identified in the fatal crash on U.S. Highway 601
One person dies after crashing in an embankment on U.S. 601
RICHLAND CO., S.C. (WOLO) – Richland County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 601 on Thursday.
Coroner Gary Watts says Leroy Abrams, Jr., 30, died on scene from blunt force trauma.
Authorities say the incident happened on U.S. 601 near Governor Heyward Road at approximately 6 a.m.
According to investigators, Abrams ran off the road twice, before crashing down an embankment, hitting multiple trees and overturning.
Authorities say Abrams was not wearing a seat-belt.
Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.