Fatal accident on Highway 321

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A single car fatal accident occurred on Highway 321 Bypass about 3:10 p.m., Wednesday according to Highway Patrol officer Matt Southern. The driver was wearing a seat belt.

According to the report, the vehicle was southbound on Highway 321 when it left the right side of the road, the driver over-corrected and left the road on the left side, went down an embankment and overturned. The only occupant of a 2005 Honda sustained fatal injuries and died on the scene.

The accident is being investigated by the S.C. Highway Patrol and the Fairfield County Coroner’s office.

No other information is available at this time.