Single car accident leaves one dead
A single vehicle accident that occurred Sunday evening near Dorchester left one man dead.
According to Cpl. Bob Beres of the S.C. Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 7 p.m. Nov. 4 on Shortcut Road near Dorchester. According to Beres, a 2002 Honda Accord traveling south on Shortcut Road went off the road and struck a tree.
The driver, identified by Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet as 34-year-old Jesse Clement of Pearson, Ga., was not wearing a seatbelt.
Clement was transported by EMS to MUSC where he later died.