BURTON, SC (WSAV) – The Burton Fire District (BFD) says a deadly crash on Trask Parkway claimed a life Monday night.
Officials say BFD and Beaufort County EMS personnel responded around 9:30 p.m. to a single vehicle collision on the parkway by Fiddlerville Cove Rd.
BFD says a pickup truck appeared to have rolled over multiple times.
The elderly male driver died from his injuries.
Officials say he did not appear to be wearing a seatbelt.
The victim’s identity was not released at the time of this report.
A cause of the wreck was also not available at the time of this report.
Crews continue to investigate.
The BFD has responded to 161 motor vehicle collisions in 2021, 61% of which resulted in injuries, and nine times firefighters have had to rescue trapped occupants. 26 motor vehicle collisions have occurred on Trask Parkway, 54% resulted in injuries, and one involved firefighters rescuing trapped occupants.