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Single-vehicle crash kills one in Barnwell County

One person is dead after a single vehicle collision early this morning in Barnwell County,...
One person is dead after a single vehicle collision early this morning in Barnwell County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.(WCAX)
Updated: Jun. 19, 2021 at 3:12 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash early Saturday in Barnwell County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

At approximately 3:45 a.m. a 2001 Ford F250 pickup truck was traveling east on U.S. 278 near Moonlight Road when the driver ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and ran off the left side of the road into a ditch.

The driver of the vehicle was Berry Wayne Blankenship, 47, of Blackville.

Blankenship was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle.

This is still under investigation by the SCHP. Check back for updates.

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