Minivan driver dead after crashing into tree in Batesburg, S.C.

News
deadly-crash_192347

BATESBURG, S.C. (WJBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash.

It happened around 1:00 a.m. Thursday morning on Interstate 20 in Batesburg.

The driver of a 2005 Ford Freestar was traveling eastbound and they left the road, overturned, and hit a tree.

For all your latest breaking news and local headlines sign up for our daily NEWSLETTER

Authorities say the driver, 34-year-old Luis Daniel Echevarria of Columbia, South Carolina, was not wearing a seat belt.

Echevarria was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt force injuries.

Highway Patrol is continuing with the investigation.

Toxicology analysis are pending

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories