Fatality reported in Edgefield County

A 15-year-old Edgefield boy died after a one-vehicle accident Wednesday morning.

According to Edgefield County Deputy Coroner Luther Beason, the vehicle was traveling down Bland Baptist Church Road shortly before 10 a.m. Authorities believe the driver ran off the road and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to overturn.

A passenger, Deshon Surrey, died in the crash. The driver was not injured.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol was on the scene investigating the crash.

 

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