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One dead after single-vehicle crash in Florence County

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Updated: Feb. 19, 2021 at 9:31 AM EST
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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly single-vehicle crash Friday morning in Florence County.

Master Trooper Brian Lee with SCHP confirmed the crash happened around 6 a.m. on U.S. 76 near Cartersville Highway.

A 1999 Chevrolet pick-up was traveling westbound on U.S. 76 when the driver crossed left of center, over-corrected and ran off the roadway, Lee said.

The vehicle then hit a sign and ditch before overturning and striking a tree, according to troopers.

The driver was killed in the crash. That person’s name is expected to be released by the Florence County Coroner’s Office.

SCHP is investigating the accident.

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