One dead after single-vehicle crash in Gray Court

Aug 16 Written by  STAFF REPORTS

A Laurens County man is dead after a single vehicle accident in Gray Court on Tuesday afternoon.

Jose Joaquin Alvarez, 75, of 1663 Hwy. 101 S in Gray Court, died just before 3pm, according to Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols.

The SCHP reports Alvarez was driving a 2006 Dodge pickup north on Hwy. 101 when he ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and ran off the left side of the road. After leaving the roadway, the truck went down an embankment and struck a tree, according to the SCHP.

Alvarez was wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.  

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