Driver Killed After Hitting A Tree In Lancaster County

LANCASTER, SC — One person is dead after troopers say they lost control of their car Tuesday morning and hit a tree.

According to reports, the driver of a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu was heading north on Beacon Road near Morris Hinson Road when they ran off the right side of the road and overcorrected. The driver then ran up an embankment and into a tree, troopers say.

The driver was not wearing a seatbelt, according to investigators, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.