Driver dies in single car crash

A Kingstree man died in a single car crash in Williamsburg County on Sunday. It happened just after 9:30 Sunday morning on Highway 527, a few miles outside of Kingstree.

The victim is George Hervin, 44, according to Deputy Coroner Vernell Fulton.

Sgt. Bob Beres with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said Hervin was traveling west on Highway 527 in his SUV when he ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, ran off the left side of the road, hit a ditch, several trees, overturned, and then his car caught fire.

Hervin was not wearing his seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.