Fairfield County Coroner releases name of 18-year-old killed in car accident Friday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill released the name of a man who died in a single vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 21.

South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident occurred around 6:58 p.m., about four miles north of Ridgeway. According to the coroner, 18-year-old Joshua Ray Brown was traveling south on U.S. 21 North when he lost control of his vehicle which flipped multiple times. Authorities say Brown succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Highway patrol says he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The accident is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office.

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