Man dies after crashing into a crane

The Edgefield County coroner says one man has died after crashing into a crane Saturday afternoon.

South Carolina Highway Patrol was called out to the accident at around 12:50 Saturday afternoon. It happened on Garrett Road near Red Oak Road, about 13 miles west of Edgefield.

The coroner says Thomas Berry, 61, from Augusta, died after crashing into a crane on Garrett Road. Troopers say the crane was legally parked and unoccupied.

The coroner says he died from the impact. Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time.

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