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HP investigates deadly crash


The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Richland County early Saturday morning.

Troopers say just before 4 a.m., a driver headed south on Farrow Road in Blythewood lost control of his vehicle and hit a pole and a tree.  Investigators say the vehicle was speeding before the crash. The driver was not wearing a seat belt.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the driver as 27-yearo-old Jacob Henry Woo of Columbia.  He was the only occupant of the vehicle and died at the scene.

Troopers had to shut down Farrow Road because of downed power lines.

The crash remains under investigation.

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