Coroner Kent Dill identified the man as Dennis Chandler, 70, of Pelzer.
Dill said Chandler was driving a Volkswagen Jetta on Davenport Road in Simpsonville, when he ran off the right side of the road and hit a fire hydrant and a culvert.
The Jetta overturned and landed on its top.
Chandler was pronounced dead at the scene. His cause and manner of death is pending at this time.
Simpsonville Fire Department, Greenville County EMS and Simpsonville Police Department personnel all responded to the scene.
The crash remains under investigation by Simpsonville Police and the coroner’s office.