Summerville man killed in crash that shut down Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant

Officials have released more information on a deadly crash that shut down a section of Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant for several hours Monday.

Investigators say 22-year-old Keith Jurrell Hayes of Summerville was driving a box truck that ran off the road and struck a traffic light pole at the intersection of Highway 17 and Shelmore Boulevard late Sunday night.

Hayes was transported to MUSC and was later pronounced dead from injuries sustained during the crash. Officials say Hayes was headed northbound on Highway 17 when the crash happened.

The crash remains under investigation by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.


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