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Date of Incident: October 14, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Car Accident

Location of Accident: US-178 near Cannon Road in Orangeburg County, S.C.

Injuries: One fatality and one seriously injured

Description of Accident: An 18-year-old from Charleston lost his life in a Saturday morning crash in Orangeburg County. The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. on US-178 near Cannon Road. The victim was driving a 2015 Toyota SUV when he veered off the road, striking a ditch and a tree. A passenger in the vehicle sustained injuries and was airlifted to Augusta Hospital. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation.

Local Media Coverage: WIS 10 TV