Fatal accident in Florence County

Florence, SC - FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated a deadly accident in Florence County early Saturday morning.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 2:42 a.m. on Highway 52 by Cashua Drive near the city of Florence.

The driver, 45 year-old Charles Dexter Lee was driving a 2010 Dodge Ram pickup truck and attempted to make a left turn across traffic.  Lee collided with a 2009 Chevrolet pickup heading in the opposite direction.

Lee was said to be not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident and died at the scene.

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