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Lake City man dies following car accident near Highway 378

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FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One person is dead after a fatal one-vehicle collision in Florence County Sunday.

Florence County Coroner, Keith  Von Lutcken identified the victim as Elijah Miller, 60, of Lake City. 

According to the SC Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 10:50 a.m. on 768 South Scurry Road near US Highway 378.

According to Lance Corporal Hannah Wimberly with the SCHP, a 1997 Ford pick-up truck was traveling south on Scurry Road. The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, the driver over-corrected, and the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, officials say. The vehicle then struck a ditch and overturned, according to Corporal Wimberly. 

Officials say the driver was ejected from the truck and suffered fatal injuries. The driver was not wearing a seat-belt. 

This collision is under investigation. 

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