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Columbia, SC (WLTX) - One person is dead after a single vehicle collision on Monticello Road Monday.

Authorities say the wreck occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. on the 1900 block of Monticello Road.

The driver of the vehicle died on scene but two passengers in the car a 7-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl, were wearing seatbelts and not hurt in the wreck.

According to Highway Patrol Bob Barres the driver of a 2002 Chevy 300 was traveling southbound on Hwy 215/Monticello road when they lost control, ran off the road into an embankment and hit a tree. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

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