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Driver identified in fatal head-on wreck near Shaw AFB

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SUMTER, SC (WIS) - The Sumter County coroner has identified a driver killed in a head-on wreck on Peach Orchard Road as Gilbert Knepp of Sumter.

Troopers say Knepp was driving north on highway 441 when an SUV coming the other way crossed the center line and hit him head on.  Both vehicles caught fire.  Knepp died at the scene.

There is no word if charged will be filed against the driver of the SUV.

The accident happened near the back entrance of Shaw Air Force Base Wednesday afternoon.

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