Dillon County crash kills 1, injures passenger

DILLON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) South Carolina Highway Patrol in investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of a man early Wednesday morning in Dillon County.

The male driver of a 2002 Jeep SUV was traveling northbound on Highway 301 at Kentyre Road. The vehicle was on the right side of the lane when the driver overturned and crashed.

The victim was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead on the scene. The single passenger of the car, 23-year-old Lamar McClain, was transported to McLeod Medical Center with minor injuries.

Neither the driver nor the passenger were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, according to highway patrol. It is unclear at this time what caused the driver to crash.

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