SALUDA COUNTY, SC (WJBF) – South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that took place on US Hwy 178 near Rollings Meadows Lane.

The accident happened around 10:00 am.

A person driving a 2003 Chevy truck was driving west when they went off the roadway on the right of the road.

The driver overturned the vehicle and was ejected.

The driver, 57-year-old Paul Smith Jr., was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is continuing the investigation.