Beaufort News

Port Royal man killed in crash on St. Helena Island

A 52-year-old Port Royal man was killed Wednesday when his car ran off the road on St. Helena Island and struck a tree.

James Stewart was driving a 1995 Honda Accord on Lands End Road at about 2:05 p.m. when the sedan ran off the road near the intersection of Wallace Road, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office incident report.

Stewart suffered severe chest trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene, the report said.

The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.