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Hartsville man dies after vehicle crashes into ditch

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – A 34-year-old Hartsville man died in a car crash Saturday morning, according to Darlington County Coroner J Todd Hardee.

Phillip Randall Chisholm was pronounced dead by Coroner Hardee at about 3 a.m. Chisholm, a passenger in the vehicle, was ejected from the vehicle when it ran into a ditch on North Center Road near Highway 15 in Hartsville.

According to Sergeant Bob Beres with the SC Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 2:45 a.m. on Secondary 13 about 3.5 miles north of Hartsville.

In the single-vehicle accident, the car was traveling north, ran off the right side of the road, hit a ditch, hit a driveway, and flipped over, according to officials.

According to Sergeant Beres, the driver of the car was also thrown from the vehicle, and was taken to the hospital. The driver was not wearing a seat-belt.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is assisting the Coroner's Office with the investigation.

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