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1 killed, another hurt in RV crash on I-77

Troopers said an RV was traveling on I-77 in Chester County when the driver ran off the road, up an embankment and into a tree. One person died at the scene.

CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. — One person was killed and another was hurt when an RV ran off I-77 in Chester County Wednesday morning, troopers said. 

South Carolina Highway Patrol said the RV was driving south on I-77 near mile marker 66 when the driver went off the road, ran up an embankment and hit a tree. Troopers said the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. 

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A passenger inside the RV was also thrown from the vehicle. That person was taken to a hospital by paramedics with injuries. Troopers said the crash happened a few minutes before 6 a.m.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, which remains under investigation.

Credit: Alan Winninger

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