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One killed after accident on SC 261

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SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

One person was killed Saturday after their vehicle ran off the road and stuck a tree, troopers say.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the driver was heading south on SC 261 around 8 a.m. when they overcorrected, ran into a ditch, hit a tree and then overturned.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim's name has not been released.

A passenger was airlifted to a local hospital in serious condition.

The accident is still under investigation.

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