Victim ID’d after car overturns in Cherokee Co.

CHEROKEE CO, SC (WSPA) – One person is dead after an early morning car crash in Cherokee County.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol says the crash happened at 2:15 a.m. on Beaver Dam Road near Gaffney.

Officials say two people were in a car, and the car left the right side of the roadway, went down an embankment and overturned.

The coroner says the driver of the car was killed at the scene. He was identified as Alfred Walter Farr, Jr., 45. The coroner says Farr was wearing a seat belt during the crash.

The coroner says the passenger in the car crawled away from the car after the crash, and was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The coroner believes speed was a factor in the crash.

An autopsy for Farr has been scheduled for Monday.

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