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Man dies 4 days after rollover crash on his birthday

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A Eastover man passed away four days after being involved in a rollover crash with his family.

The accident happened Wednesday morning around 8 a.m. on Garners Ferry Road.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Francis H. Patterson was with his wife, daughter and two young children when the crash happened. Patterson turned 78 on Wednesday.

Watts said Patterson was a passenger in the vehicle that left the roadway and overturned. Troopers say Patterson's daughter was the driver of the vehicle.

Patterson was transported by EMS to an area hospital where he died around 3:30 p.m. Sunday from complications of the wreck, the coroner said.

Everyone in the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

No charges have been filed.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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