BARNWELL, S.C. (WJBF) – One person is dead after a car accident in Barnwell County.
The coroner says Collin Carroll, 21,l was pronounced dead around 2:45 am, Sunday, after the vehicle he was a passenger in rolled over near the intersection of Joey Zorn Blvd. and Harris Road in Barnwell.
The coroner says Carroll was not wearing his seatbelt.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol tells us the driver, 21-year-old Austin Hubbard, swerved off the road and hit an embankment, causing the car to flip.
Hubbard was arrested and charged with driving under the influence resulting in death.
The case is under investigation by the Barnwell Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
We will be sure to keep you updated with any new developments as they come into our newsroom.