Coroner identifies victim of fatal Monday night crash

12/16/2013 8:59 PM

12/17/2013 6:43 AM

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the person who died in a single vehicle crash Monday night around 8 p.m. in the 6100 block of Old Leesburg Road.

John V. Cross, 33, of Ridgeway was the driver and only occupant of a pickup truck that left the roadway, hit several mailboxes and then an embankment.

Watts said Cross was not wearing a seatbelt, and died at the scene from trauma associated with the crash.

The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating.

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