Coroner IDs man who died after truck hits guardrail, overturns, is submerged in creek in Florence area

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FLORENCE AREA, SC (WBTW) – One person is dead after a truck hit a guardrail, overturned and was submerged in a creek in the Florence area.

The crash happened around 11:20 p.m. Thursday on East National Cemetery Road near Swamp Fox Drive, according to Matt Southern, with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. One vehicle, a 2015 Dodge pick-up truck was involved in the crash.

The pick-up truck was traveling east bound on E. National Cemetery Rd., when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a guardrail, overturned, hit a tree, and was submerged in a creek, SCHP said.

The driver of the pick-up truck was not wearing a seat belt and was taken to McLeod Hospital for injuries.

The Florence County Coroner’s office said her condition is unknown as of 11:15 a.m. Friday.

The passenger of the pick-up truck was also not wearing a seat belt and died on scene.

The Florence County Coroner’s Office identified the man who died as Jeremy Ryan Sufrin, 29, of South Windsor, Connecticut.

SCHP is investigating.

Count on News13 for updates.

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