Early morning crash in Blythewood leaves one dead

BLYTHEWOOD – A single vehicle crash that occurred at about 4:30 a.m., Friday, July 15, has taken the life of the driver, according to Master Trooper Brandon J. Bolt of the SC Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on Mullis Road at Claude Bundrick Road, about two miles north of the Town of Blythewood.

A 2008 Maxima with one occupant, was traveling south on Mullis Road when it ran off the right side of the road, hit a ditch and struck a tree, killing the driver, according to the report.

The deceased has been identified by the Richland County Coroner’s office as Joseph Freeman Jr., 53, of Blythewood.

The crash is being investigate by the SCHP.

There are no other details about the crash available at this time.

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