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2 dead after tire blows on I-77

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

Two people are dead after an accident on Interstate 77 late Friday morning.

According to the Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the northbound lanes near the SC 34 exit around 11:20 a.m.

The Fairfield County Coroner's Office said a tire blew on a vehicle causing it to overturn.

Troopers said the male driver and female passenger were ejected. They were not wearing seatbelts.

No other details were available.

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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