A Hamburg man died Monday when the driver of the vehicle he was in lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve on Highway 8 west of Parkdale, according to State Police.
John Joachim Brown, 57, of Hamburg, died in the accident and the driver, Rawleigh Shane Wright, 48, also of Hamburg, was injured.
While negotiating a curve on Highway 8, west of Parkdale, Wright lost control of the eastbound 1988 Chevrolet S14. The vehicle went off the road, came back and then overturned, according to State Police.
Brown was ejected from the vehicle and died of his injuries. Wright, who was injured, was transported to the Ashley County Medical Center.
The accident occurred at 4:48 p.m. Monday, according to the State Police Report.