Beaufort man killed in single-vehicle Burton crash

info@islandpacket.comDecember 12, 2013 


A Beaufort man was killed Thursday when his car ran off the road near Burton, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Joseph Young, 43, was driving on Joe Frazier Road at about 8:25 p.m. when his 2002 Nissan Xterra left the road and overturned, Cpl. Sonny Collins said. Young was ejected from the vehicle, according to the Highway Patrol, which is investigating the wreck.

Young was declared dead at the scene, and his body was sent to the Medical University of South Carolina for autopsy, according to the Beaufort County Coroner's Office.

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