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15-Year Old Driver Dies in Fiery Crash

11:55 AM, Nov 23, 2012   |    comments
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Sumter, SC (WLTX) -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that occurred Thursday around 2:05am in Sumter County.

Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock says the driver of the vehicle was a 15-year old boy.

According to officers, the boy was traveling on SC-120 in a 2008 Toyota when he ran off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree and caught fire.

Coroner Bullock says the boy died of blunt force head trauma around 2:11am.

Officials say the driver was pronounced dead on the scene.

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