Tanker truck crash kills one after catching fire in Orangeburg County

Tanker truck crash kills one after catching fire in Orangeburg County

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Motorists heading through Santee on U.S. Highway 301 should caution as they travel through the area.

According to the Orangeburg Times and Democrat, a tanker truck caught fire after crashing on the highway near I-95 near Exit 97 just after 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the truck was traveling north on U.S. Highway 301 when it collided with a 2012 Acura. The truck overturned and caught fire.

According to SCHP, the driver and passenger in the Acura were not injured.

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