SCHP: Driver dies after hitting ditch near S.C. 544

SCHP: Driver dies after hitting ditch near S.C. 544
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly single-car crash in Horry County.

Lance Cpl. Matt Southern said troopers responded to the wreck around 8 p.m. to Big Block Road near S.C. 544.

Southern said the driver of a Volkswagen Passat ran off Big Block Road and hit a ditch. He said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver was taken to Grand Strand Medical Center where the person died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver’s name has not been released.

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