10-year-old dies on his birthday, 2 taken to hospital after Hemingway crash

HEMINGWAY, SC (WBTW) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a child died Tuesday afternoon in a single car crash in Williamsburg County.

Corporal Sonny Collins with the SC Highway Patrol says the crash happened at 11:55 a.m. on Cow Head Road.

Collins says a SUV ran off the left side of road,  flipped over, and hit a utility pole. The driver and a 10-year-old were ejected from the car.

According to the SC Highway Patrol, the 10-year-old died as a result of the crash. Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight identified the boy as Michael G Brunson of Hemingway. The coroner also said today was Brunson’s birthday.

The driver and another 12-year-old child, who was also in the car, were taken to MUSC in Charleston.