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Accident on I-26 in Orangeburg County kills one

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ORANGEBURG, SC (WIS) - An accident involving three cars and a tractor trailer has closed eastbound I-26 near mile marker 145, which is right at the Orangeburg exit.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, there has been a fatality.

One person has been transported to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, and another person went to the Orangeburg Medical Center.

Preliminary investigations show that three cars were merging on to I-26 eastbound. The rear car hit the car in front of it, causing it to hit the first car. The two front cars then hit the tractor trailer.

Posted by Bryce Mursch

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