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HP says driver killed after swerving to avoid animal

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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a driver was killed in a crash after attempting to avoid an animal in the road.

Troopers say the crash occurred on SC 6 in Orangeburg County December 27th.  Investigators say the driver ran off the left side of the road after trying to avoid an animal and hit a tree.  He was taken to the hospital where he died.  The Orangeburg County Coroner has not released the driver's name.

The driver was wearing a seat belt. The crash remains under investigation.

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