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Driver killed when vehicle overturns in Orangeburg County

Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 10:15 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A driver was pronounced dead on the scene of a fatal collision in Orangeburg County on Cope Road near State Highway 70.

The accident occurred Tuesday at 6:45 p.m.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the vehicle was traveling east on Cope Road and ran off the roadway to the right. The driver overcorrected, then the vehicle ran off the roadway left and the driver overcorrected again. The vehicle overturned and struck a utility pole. The driver was wearing a seat belt and was trapped inside the vehicle.

This is all of the information we have at this time. This crash remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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