OCONEE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) An early morning accident in Oconee County left one person dead, the South Carolina Highway Patrol reported.
Troopers say the incident occurred around 8:55 a.m. on Richland Road near Hickory Nut Drive.
They said the driver of a U-Haul truck was traveling north on Richland Road when the vehicle veered off the left side of the roadway, struck a guard rail and hit several trees.
The driver unfortunately passed away. Later Saturday afternoon, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis identified the deceased as 46-year-old Gary Wyman II of Westminster.
His cause of death has been ruled accidental.
As of 12:30 p.m., the roadway was still reportedly blocked.