One dead in car accident near Ridgeway

RIDGEWAY, SC (WIS) - One person was pronounced dead at Palmetto Health Richland following an accident on Highway 21 just north of Ridgeway, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Troopers say around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, the woman was traveling north on Highway 21 when her vehicle veered to the right, overcorrected, struck an embankment and rolled over.

Investigators say the driver was wearing a seatbelt.

There is no word on the identity of the driver.

The Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

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