GENERIC - Crash 1

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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina)- Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol says that one person died in a fatal wreck along West Georgia Rd. on Sunday.

Troopers say that the wreck occurred at around 5:35 Sunday morning and  involved one vehicle.

The Greenville County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Fabian Lance Southerland of Pelzer. The coroner says that Southerland's death was caused by smoke inhalation and thermal burns. 

SCHP says that a Dodge pickup truck was traveling south on West Georgia Road when the vehicle ran off the left side of the road, striking a guardrail and a bridge before overturning. 

The driver of the vehicle was entrapped and had to be extracted, according to highway patrol. Troopers say that the driver died on scene. 

The coroner's office says that they were called to the scene at around 5:50 Sunday morning. 

The investigation is ongoing, the coroner says. 

Stay tuned as we work to learn more. 

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