Florence man dies in fiery crash

Florence crash kills one person
Photo Source: MGN Online
Photo Source: MGN Online

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety reported a fatal single-vehicle accident in Florence County on Monday night.

The driver has been identified as Chad Stone, a 34 year-old man from the Florence area.

According to Florence County Coroner Keith vonLutcken, Stone was traveling northbound on SC Hwy 52 toward Effingham. The vehicle, a 2008 Cadillac Escalade left the roadway and struck a tree at approximately 8:10 p.m.

It is unknown whether Stone was wearing his seatbelt, because the vehicle burst into flames, and he had to be removed from the vehicle.

Stone was pronounced dead at the scene.

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