NC man dies in fatal crash in Marlboro County

MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened early Thursday morning.

The crash happened on Highway 9 in Marlboro County, according to the Highway Patrol's website.

Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown says Michael Barns, 60, of Southern Pines, NC died in the accident.

Highway Patrol says Barns disregarded a stop sign, drove across the road and ran into a ditch. His vehicle flipped several times, before catching fire.

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