One killed in car accident in Bamberg

One killed in car accident in Bamberg

One person is dead after a car accident early Monday morning in Bamberg County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened on U.S. 321 outside of Govan around 1:50 a.m.

Officials said the driver of a 2015 Mercedes was traveling north on U.S. 321, when they ran off the road and hit several trees. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. A 70 year old female was the passenger in the car, and she was taken to an area hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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