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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Orangeburg County officials are trying to determine a cause of death for a man whose body was found in a ditch.

The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported (http://bit.ly/Z1ng0d) the man's body was found Friday afternoon.

Coroner Samuetta Marshall said an autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death for 47-year-old William Coulter Jr.

Sheriff's deputies and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are assisting in the investigation.

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