1 dead in Lee County car accident

1 dead in Lee County car accident

One person is dead after a single-car incident on Saturday evening.

The accident occurred on Highway 527 around 9:30 p.m., according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The victim was driving a 2005 Chrysler 300 and heading southbound when the victim drove off the side of the road. The car landed in a ditch.

Details are limited at this time, but SCHP says the victim was not wearing a seat belt. The Lee County Coroner's Office will release the identity once next of kin is alerted.

This accident remains under investigation by SCHP.