17-year-old killed in car accident in Orangeburg County

Car accident in Orangeburg leaves one person dead
Car accident in Orangeburg leaves one person dead(Live 5/File)
Published: May. 27, 2023 at 11:44 AM EDT|Updated: May. 30, 2023 at 3:23 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A 17-year-old has died after a single-vehicle accident in Orangeburg County.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened about eight miles east of Eutawville on Adidas Street near Horizon Street around 6:45 a.m. Saturday.

The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Stephonn Lee, Jr. of County Line Road in Cross, S.C.

Troopers say Lee was traveling East on Adidas Street, hit a ditch, and flipped over.

The Toyota Tacoma was the only vehicle involved, and Lee died on the scene, according to officials.