A 54-year-old North Charleston man died Monday after the dump truck he was driving struck a tree and caught fire on Davidson Road in Ravenel.
Myron Singleton died at the scene from injuries suffered in the crash, according to Charleston County Deputy Coroner Brittney W. Martin.
The crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the 4400 block of Davidson Road. The dump truck was traveling on Davidson Road toward County Line Road when it struck a tree, according to Maj. Eric Watson. As a result, the dump truck was engulfed in flames.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.
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