Driver killed in Ridgeway crash

RIDGEWAY – A single vehicle crash occurred on Highway 21 near Ridgeway at about 7 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 20, resulting in the death of driver, Joshua Ray Brown, 18, of Gaston, SC.

According to a report issued by the S.C. Highway Patrol, the driver was operating a 2008 Honda traveling south on Highway 21, 4 miles north of Ridgeway when the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.

The driver, who was not seatbelted, was deceased at the scene, according to SCHP Corporal Joel Hovis.

The accident remains under investigation by Fairfield County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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