South Carolina

James Ashton Cleveland Killed in Accident at Hwy 17 and Okatie Rd in Jasper County, SC

March 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
James Ashton Cleveland
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Okatie Park Drive, Ridgeland, Jasper County, SC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
South Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Nissan Sedan
Hwy 17 and Okatie Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Nissan sedan collided with a tractor-trailer

What Happened

South Carolina Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed one person at Hwy 17 and Okatie Rd in Jasper County, SC on March 13th, 2023. Police are saying it happened around 4:28 p.m. According to investigators, a Nissan sedan traveling northbound collided with a tractor-trailer headed southbound. It was not stated which vehicle authorities believe to be at-fault. The driver of the Nissan suffered fatal injuries while the truck driver was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not available.

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