Ladson -- One person was killed Monday when a sport-utility vehicle went off the road and into some trees, police said.

About 5:30 p.m., North Charleston police were dispatched to Koester Road for a report of a single-vehicle wreck, said Spencer Pryor, police public information officer.

The driver of an SUV was traveling on Koester Road toward Ladson Road when the vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees, Pryor said.

The incident remains under investigation.

The victim's identity was withheld pending notification of relatives.