Victim ID’d in fatal crash on Hwy. 20 near Abbeville

ABBEVILLE COUNTY, SC- A driver was killed early Monday morning after their car ran off the road and hit a tree north of Abbeville.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports the accident happened on Highway 20 near Noble Drive at 12:50 a.m. The driver of a 2004 BMW was traveling north on Highway 20.

Troopers say the driver was ejected from the car and died on the scene.

The driver wasn’t wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner says the victim is David E. Ash, 73, of Honea Path.

An autopsy has been ordered, coroner says.

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