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Tanker truck driver killed on SC Highway 34

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The driver of a tanker truck was killed after colliding with another vehicle in Fairfield County Friday night. 

Troopers say the tanker truck and the vehicle were traveling east on SC Highway 34 near Ridgeway when the two vehicles collided and ended up in a ditch.

The driver of the Chevy Lumina and two passengers were transported to Palmetto Health Richland, troopers say. Their conditions are not known.

The driver of the tanker truck had to be extracted from the truck and did not survive. Authorities have not released the victim's name.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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