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Two Fatal Accidents in McCormick and Orangeburg Counties in South Carolina

July 30, 2021

MCCORMICK, SOUTH CAROLINA - A news article published on reports that two people were tragically killed last Tuesday night in traffic accidents across McCormick County and Orangeburg County in South Carolina.*

The news article states that the McCormick County accident transpired at around 8:25 in the evening.  A westbound Dodge Charger crossed over the centerline of Jefferson Street at Farmbrough Road.  According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the Dodge then drifted off of the road, struck a ditch, and then crashed into a tractor.  The driver was entrapped inside the car.  They were the only occupant inside the car and was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.  The driver tragically died at the accident scene.

The fatal accident in Orangeburg County involved a motorcyclist and a Chevrolet truck.  According to the news article, a motorcyclist was tragically killed in an accident at approximately 9:20 PM.  The crash occurred a few miles northwest of Orangeburg, South Carolina.

The motorcycle rider was traveling eastbound along U.S. 178 on his Yamaha motorcycle.  According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the biker was struck by a westbound Chevrolet truck trying to make a left-hand turn onto Lake Edisto Road.  The motorcycle rider sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local area hospital, where the cyclist tragically died.  The fatal motorcycle accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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