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Highway Patrol investigating fatal accident on Hardscrabble Road in northeast Richland County

Car versus moped leaves one person dead Monday evening.

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. — SC Highway Patrol Lance Corporal Tyler Tidwell says SCHP is investigating a fatal traffic incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, on Hardscrabble Road near Clemson Road, about 6 miles north of Columbia.

Two vehicles – a driver in 2016 Honda Accord and a moped with a driver and passenger – were both traveling south on Hardscrabble when the Honda struck the moped from behind. 

One of the people on the moped was killed, the other sent to Prisma Health Richland with injuries.

The name of the deceased has not yet been released.

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