CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, S.C. -- One person was killed when a car struck a tree in Chesterfield County.
The crash happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday on Mount Pisgah Road.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Joshua Drakeford, 22, was driving west when he ran off the right side of the street, struck a tree and overturned.
A passenger in the front seat, who troopers say was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected. That person was transported to CMC Main but did not survive.
A passenger in the back seat was trapped in the vehicle. He was taken to CMC Main, along with the driver. Drakeford has been released from the hospital.
No word on what caused the crash.