The driver dies after the SUV flips over on Midlands Road, says SC Highway Patrol


According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, one person died when the SUV ran off the Midlands road and turned over.

According to David West, Kershaw County Coroner, Rosie Lynn Purdue is a driver who died in a wreck on Tuesday. According to West, a 47-year-old Kershaw resident died on the scene.

According to Corporal Lance, a single-vehicle collision occurred around 5 pm on Buffalo Creek Road near Jones Road. Highway patrol Tyler Tidwell.It’s near the intersection US521 and Kershaw’s Gold Mine Highway..

According to Tidwell, the 2000 Nissan Xterra was heading north when the SUV ran to the left on the road. Purdue was overcorrected and Nissan crossed off the right side of the road and hit a ditch and turned over, Tidwell said.

According to Tidwell, Perdue was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially drained.

Nissan passengers weren’t injured in the wreck, Tidwell said. I didn’t know if the passengers were wearing seat belts.

No other highway patrol injuries have been reported.

No information was available as to why the SUV was off the road, but the collision is being investigated by highway patrol and the coroner’s office.

Until Tuesday afternoon 492 people died on South Carolina roads In 2021, data from the state public security bureau shows. Of these, 338 were wearing seat belts, but 169 were not wearing seat belts, DPS reported.

at least 11 people killed in 2021 Kershaw County crashEight of the dead did not wear seat belts, according to DPS.

This is a developing story. Check for updates.

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