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ATV crash leaves one dead in Orangeburg County

Authorities said the vehicle overturned into a creek near U.S. Highway 301 South.

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — An all-terrain vehicle crash in the median of an Orangeburg County highway left one person dead on Sunday morning.

According to Master Trooper David Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 10 a.m. on U.S. Highway 301 South. 

Jones said a Polaris side-by-side ATV was heading south in the median of the highway when it overturned into a creek. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Orangeburg County Coroner's Office has not yet released the name of the victim. The crash is still under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and no additional details were made available.

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