Conway man dies in crash on Highway 701 early Sunday

mprabhu@thesunnews.comNovember 18, 2012 

S.C. Highway Patrol reported a fatal one-car crash early Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 701 about 2 miles south of Conway.

Jonathan J. Cox Jr., 21, of Conway died in the crash.

Cox died after losing control of the 2003 Acura he was driving and hitting a ditch at about 1:45 a.m. while heading south on Highway 701, according to Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins. Cox, who was the only occupant, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car.

Police continue to investigate the crash.

Contact MAYA T. PRABHU at 444-1722 or follow her at Twitter.com/TSN_MPrabhu.

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