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Driver killed after hitting tree in Richland Co.

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RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

A driver was killed Saturday after hitting a tree on Sec-1296 in Richland County.

Sgt. Bob Beres with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the vehicle was heading east when the driver ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree around 5 p.m.

Beres said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

The victim's name has not been released.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.

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