One dead in single-vehicle accident in Orangeburg County

South Carolina Highway Patrol
South Carolina Highway Patrol(WRDW)
Updated: May. 9, 2021 at 8:25 AM EDT
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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a single-car accident on U.S. 21 near Wire Road in Orangeburg County.

The driver of the 2014 Chevy Impala was traveling south on U.S. 21 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road on Saturday. The driver overcorrected and went off the road to the left, striking a ditch and then a tree.

The driver of the vehicle was the only occupant and was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

This accident is under investigation by the SCHP.

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