TRAVELERS REST, SC (WSPA) – One man died after his pickup truck went off Geer Highway before overturning and hitting a tree.
Authorities say the man lost control of the truck before crashing near Circle Drive around 7:20 p.m. Sunday.
The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the driver as 60-year-old Louis Reyes of Marietta.
According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, Reyes’ truck went off the left side of Highway 276 and down an embankment before it overturned and hit a tree.
Authorities say Reyes had to be freed from the truck.
He was flown to Greenville Memorial Hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Troopers say Reyes was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
The accident remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.