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Coroner identifies driver killed in Bluff Road collision

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Authorities have released the identity of a man who died following a collision on Bluff Road on Monday.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says Ronald Billie, 57, of Eastover, was driving a 1998 Ford west on Bluff Road near Congaree Church Road when he swerved to avoid traffic and collided with a tractor trailer.

Billie was transported to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Highway Patrol investigators say Billie was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

The Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.

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