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One dead after vehicle strikes tree in Darlington County

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Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 5:33 AM EDT
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DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – One person is dead after an early-morning crash Wednesday in Darlington County, troopers said.

According to Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 1 a.m. on Kellybelle Road near Kellytown Road.

A 2013 Buick was traveling west when the driver ran off the roadway to the right, overcorrected, ran off the roadway to the left and struck a tree, Tidwell said.

The driver of the vehicle, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead on scene, according to troopers.

Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee identified the driver as Lewis McInville, 33, of Hartsville.

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