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Driver dies in Richland Co. crash

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One person died after striking a tree Saturday morning in Richland County, authorities said.

Lance Cpl. Judd Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver was heading west on Griffin Creek Rd. around 6 a.m. when the driver ran off the left side of the road, hit an embankment and struck a tree.

The Richland County coroner has not released the driver's identity.

Troopers continue to investigate.

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