Driver Killed Saturday in Cross Hill Crash

One person was killed in a wreck around 7:20 Saturday morning near Cross Hill. Trooper Joe Hovis of the Highway Patrol said a 2011 Kia was southbound on Highway 39 about a half mile south of Cross Hill when it ran off the right side of the road, the driver over-corrected and the car then ran off the left side of the roadway, overturned and struck several trees.

Hovis said the driver was not wearing a seat belt and was entrapped in the wreckage and had to be mechanically extracted.

The driver of the Kia died at the scene.