FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — One person died following a wreck in Florence on Wednesday night according to South Carolina Highway Patrol's LCpl. Matt Southern.
The victim has been identified as 72-year-old Leroy Stanton of Florence, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.
The wreck happened around 7:50 p.m. at Sam Harrell Road and McIver Road. Stanton was driving a Dodge pickup truck traveling south on Sam Harrell Road when he disregarded a stop sign, according to SCHP.
Southern said Stanton then crossed over McIver Road, crashed into a tree and was ejected from the vehicle.
He sustained fatal injuries and died on scene. Stanton was not wearing a seat belt, Southern says.