MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate a collision in Marlboro County that killed a McColl man.
Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins, spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol, said the collision occurred around 5:30 a.m. long County Line Road when a Ford 4-door vehicle traveling southbound ran off the roadway and struck a tree.
According to Collins, the driver and only occupant of the vehicle died as a result.
Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown has identified him as 37-year-old Tommy Jernigan. Jernigan was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.
Brown said Jernigan's preliminary cause of death appears to be multiple internal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 7:30 a.m.