Driver identified in deadly collision on US Highway 601

SCHP investigates deadly single car crash

Columbia, SC (WOLO) —  The Richland County Coroner’s Office has identified the driver that was killed after crashing into a tree Tuesday morning.

Coroner Naida Rutherford identified the victim as Mecca Windsor, 29, of Sumter.

South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident took place around 3 a.m., when Windsor, driving a 2013 four door Hyundai, was heading south along U.S. Highway 601 near Governor Heyward Road, when the car ran off the left side of the road, striking a tree.

Authorities say Windsor was the only one inside the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene.

This incident remains under investigation.

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