One dead after a single vehicle crash in Florence

One dead after a single vehicle crash in Florence

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) One person is dead after a single vehicle crash on Edisto Drive late Monday evening.

Captain David McClure with Florence Police said the crash happened near the Intersection of Edisto Drive and Cherokee Road.

The Florence Police Department said the victim was driving at high speeds northbound on Edisto Drive, the victim lost control of the vehicle, crossed over into the opposite lane of traffic and struck a tree.

Florence Police had a partial road closure as crews worked to clear the scene. Investigators said it is not yet clear what caused the accident.

The Coroner pronounced the victim deceased on the scene. The name of the victim has not been released.

The Florence Police Department Accident Investigation Team will continue to work on the investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this accident, to please contact the Florence Police Department at (843) 665-3191.

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