One person killed after truck runs off road in Darlington County

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A 69-year-old Darlington man is dead following a single vehicle crash in Darlington County early Thursday morning, according to Corporal Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The victim was identified as Thomas M. Wilson, Sr. by County Coroner J Todd Hardee.

The crash happened at 12:20 a.m. Thursday on Leavenworth Road near Black Creek Road. Wilson was driving a pickup truck north when it ran off the left side of the road and crashed into a cluster of trees, according to officials. Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, officials confirmed.

The incident is under investigation by the Coroner's office and the Highway Patrol.

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