Man dead after car hits tree in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE CO. (WSPA) – A man is dead after officials say his car ran off the road and hit a tree.

South Carolina Highway Patrol say the crash happened just before 12:30am on Lions Club Road.

The Greenville County Coroner has identified the driver as 24-year-old Santos Neptal Mendez Vasquez.

Highway Patrol says Vasquez was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Officials say he was driving east on Lions Club Road when he ran off the right side of the road into and yard and hit a tree.

Highway Patrol says Vasquez was trapped in the car and died at the scene.

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