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    Police detain suspect for questioning in cutting incident

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    Police in Mullins have detained one person in connection to a cutting incident Sunday night.Capt. Graham with the Mullins Police Department says officers were called to Park Street after 8 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, Graham says officers found a victim with cut wounds.The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.Police have not released the identity of the person detained for questioning. More>>

    Darlington County Sheriff's Office searches for missing man

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    The Darlington County Sheriff's Office is reaching out to the public for help in finding a missing man.Sheriff Wayne Byrd says Charles Andrews, 41, was last known to be in the Dovesville or Society Hill area. Byrd says Andrews was last contacted by phone around 6 p.m. Sunday.The 41-year-old man is described as standing 5'10" and weighing 200 pounds with black hair and green eyes. He is possibly driving a red-in-color 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 4-door truck with SC tag KLB156. Byrd says Andrews ... More>>

    Wife witnesses husband's stabbing death in Marion County

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    MULLINS, S.C. (WBTW) - The City of Mullins Police Department investigates a stabbing death that happened Saturday night.Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson says Raymond Legette, of Mullins, died at Carolinas Hospital, in Marion, around 8:45 p.m. Richardson says Legette was stabbed.He says Legette's wife witnessed the stabbing and the suspect has been arrested. More>>

    Person killed in Williamsburg County crash

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    WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigates a deadly crash that happened early Sunday morning.Sergeant Bob Beres, with SCHP, says a person was attempting to cross US 52, when a woman driving an SUV hit and killed him or her. Beres says the wreck happened at 3:15 a.m. near Old Gapway Road.The Williamsburg County Corner's Office has not released the victim's name. More>>

    Deputies: Manhunt suspect in custody

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    Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available. More>>

    Horry County Police investigates woman's murder

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    HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler ruled a 21-year-old's death a homicide.He says Eboni Drayton, of the Conway area, was pronounced dead Friday night around 9:00. He says an autopsy revealed Drayton died of blunt force trauma. He ruled her manner-of-death a homicide.He says it happened off of 701 in Horry County.We are awaiting more information from the Horry County Police Department. Stay with News 13 and WBTW.com as more information becomes available. More>>

    Labor Day marks the end of "100 Deadly Days" of summer Video included

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    Labor Day weekend ends the "100 Deadly Days of Summer" in South Carolina.In both the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, state troopers have investigated more than 41 deadly accidents since May 27th.That's despite a 16 percent drop in road deaths statewide this summer. 172 people have died on state roads so far this year. Last year, at this time that number topped 200. Expect more troopers on area roads Labor Day Monday. Random... More>>

    Myrtle Beach scheduled to start $10 million ocean outfall project

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    The City of Myrtle Beach plans to begin on a new multi-million dollar ocean outfall project this fall.City spokesman Mark Kruea says the project will be centered on 4th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard. The $10.4 million project aims to carry rainwater under the beach and push it 1,200 feet into the ocean. There, it will disperse beyond the surf zone.Kruea says construction is expected to start immediately after Labor Day and last through November 2015.This is the fourth ocean outfall project... More>>

    HCFR: Unattended cooking to blame for mobile home fire

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    Horry County Fire Rescue investigators say unattended cooking is to blame for a mobile home fire early Sunday afternoon.Assistant Chief Justin Gibbins says the fire happened at a home in the 4100-block of Highland Drive in the Joyner Swamp Community of Horry County.When firefighters arrived on scene, heavy smoke was coming from the home.Gibbins says the fire displaced one family. The American Red Cross is assisting. More>>

    Driver dies in Florence County crash

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    FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigates a deadly crash in Florence County.Troopers say it happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday night.Sergeant Bob Beres, with SCHP, says the driver of a 1999Mercury was traveling south on Secondary 145, also known as Darlington Street, near Timmsonville, when he or she drove off the left side of the road and hit the trees.The driver died. The Florence County Coroner's Office has not released the victim's name. More>>

    Missing Darlington man returns home safely, according to DCSO

    Vincent Moore, who is missing. Photo from Darlington County Sheriff Vincent Moore, who is missing. Photo from Darlington County Sheriff
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    Vincent Moore, 52, went missing from his West Old Camden Road in Hartsville on Tuesday afternoon. He was reportedly headed to the Columbia area. His sister in Columbia never heard from him. Moore has known medical conditions and left medications at
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    Hard work and "sweat" help to restore Rosenwald Elementary-Middle school's playground Video included

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    Saturday's are usually designated as a day spent doing yard work.It's an all day task, dreaded by most when it rolls around.However, for some folks in Darlington County on Saturday they may have had a hard time agreeing to that."How can I sit home this morning and not come when I preached to a congregation of folks last night and told them...hey the harvest is plentiful. We all got to get out there and roll up our sle... More>>

    Hundreds gather for third annual rice festival

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    Hundreds celebrated the Pee Dee's rich history on Saturday at the third annual Community Rice Festival in Darlington County.New Hopewell Baptist Church and New Vision Development Corporation hosted the event.Festivities included variety of vendors and entertainment, along with fun for the kids."We want to show them that they can actually be successful, they can prosper, they can actually live within their socio-econom... More>>

    Clio, Blenheim Fire Departments put out Saturday morning blaze

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    MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The Clio Rural Fire Department and Blenheim Fire Department responded to a single-family home fire around 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Marlboro County Fire Coordinator Keith Hughes says when firefighters arrived on the scene near Wanda and Gregory Streets, the home was fully engulfed with flames. He says the home is a total loss and that a barn near it was also damaged.Hughes says no one was injured in the fire. The fire departments continue to investigate a cause. More>>

    North Myrtle Beach man dies a week after crash

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    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says a man died nearly a week after his motorcycle crashed on the north end.He says Michael Paley, 55, of North Myrtle Beach, was pronounced dead Friday night. Fowler says Paley was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed on Highway 31, near mile marker 5. The crash happened Saturday, August 23 around 7 p.m. More>>

    Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

    Twitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on Twitter Twitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on Twitter
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    Up to 35 people were arrested on a variety of charges at a concert at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday night, officials said. North Myrtle Beach Police are still processing reports from the event, which was a concert by a band called “I'm Shmacked.” More>>

    $7.5M in road, utility projects along US-17 in North Myrtle Beach

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    Two construction projects will bring an estimated $7.5 million in upgrades to a busy stretch of US-17 in Horry County.The City of North Myrtle Beach expects work to begin within the next month on an underground utility project along US-17 in front of Barefoot Landing. The project will stretch from Ocean Creek Drive to 46th Avenue South. Work to move utilities underground will cost an estimated $5 million. Kevin Blayton, with the City of North Myrtle Beach, tells News13 work onintersection imp... More>>

    Robeson County veterinarian bit at rabies clinic

    Dr. Brooks was bit by a pit bull during a rabies clinic. Dr. Brooks was bit by a pit bull during a rabies clinic.
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    A local veterinarian who was trying to give a dog a rabies vaccination shot suffered a serious dog bite to his face. The White House Fire Department was hosting the clinic for the Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association Thursday. Dr. David E. Brooks, of the Pembroke Veterinary Hospital, reportedly went to a vehicle to give a shot to a pit bull when it bit his lip. Dr. Brooks underwent surgery and is on his way home Friday, according to the folks at Pembroke Veterinary Hospital. He will ... More>>

    Huge traffic backup after serious crash on I-20

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    A major crash on I-20 a few miles west of the I-95 interchange has blocked lanes on Friday afternoon.The crash happened around 4:30 pm about 2 miles west of Exit 131-US 401.Around 5:30, the Darlington County Sheriff posted a Facebook photo that showed a helicopter More>>

    Florence County gets a Miracle League team Video included

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    Some Pee Dee parents who wanted to start a Miracle League in Florence met with Florence County council to request the league.Council agreed and now Florence has a Miracle League.Miracle League is baseball for children 4 years and older with special needs who would not normally get the opportunity to participate in sports. Parents can register their child at Florence County Parks and Recreation until September 3, 2014.Registration is free! The first game is September 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m."As to... More>>

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    • Myrtle Beach scheduled to start $10 million ocean outfall project

      Myrtle Beach scheduled to start $10 million ocean outfall project

      Sunday, August 31 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:44:53 GMT
      The City of Myrtle Beach plans to begin on a new multi-million dollar ocean outfall project this fall.City spokesman Mark Kruea says the project will be centered on 4th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard. The $10.4 million project aims to carry rainwater under the beach and push it 1,200 feet into the ocean. There, it will disperse beyond the surf zone.Kruea says construction is expected to start immediately after Labor Day and last through November 2015.This is the fourth ocean outfall project...
      The City of Myrtle Beach plans to begin on a new multi-million dollar ocean outfall project this fall.City spokesman Mark Kruea says the project will be centered on 4th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard. The $10.4 million project aims to carry rainwater under the beach and push it 1,200 feet into the ocean. There, it will disperse beyond the surf zone.Kruea says construction is expected to start immediately after Labor Day and last through November 2015.This is the fourth ocean outfall project...
    • HCFR: Unattended cooking to blame for mobile home fire

      HCFR: Unattended cooking to blame for mobile home fire

      Sunday, August 31 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:45:20 GMT
      Horry County Fire Rescue investigators say unattended cooking is to blame for a mobile home fire early Sunday afternoon.Assistant Chief Justin Gibbins says the fire happened at a home in the 4100-block of Highland Drive in the Joyner Swamp Community of Horry County.When firefighters arrived on scene, heavy smoke was coming from the home.Gibbins says the fire displaced one family. The American Red Cross is assisting.
      Horry County Fire Rescue investigators say unattended cooking is to blame for a mobile home fire early Sunday afternoon.Assistant Chief Justin Gibbins says the fire happened at a home in the 4100-block of Highland Drive in the Joyner Swamp Community of Horry County.When firefighters arrived on scene, heavy smoke was coming from the home.Gibbins says the fire displaced one family. The American Red Cross is assisting.
    • BBQ festival in Myrtle Beach raises money for Shriners Hospital

      BBQ festival in Myrtle Beach raises money for Shriners Hospital

      Sunday, August 31 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-08-31 13:34:20 GMT
      Hundreds of BBQ lovers got one last taste of summer in Myrtle Beach on Saturday at the 9th annual "Beach, Boogie and BBQ" festival at the Market Common.More than 40 groups compete to prove they have the best in the state. The weekend includes live music, drinks and even a corn hole tournament.But for one group, this annual event is about more than just the food, it's about giving back to people in our community.The Gr...
      Hundreds of BBQ lovers got one last taste of summer in Myrtle Beach on Saturday at the 9th annual "Beach, Boogie and BBQ" festival at the Market Common.More than 40 groups compete to prove they have the best in the state. The weekend includes live music, drinks and even a corn hole tournament.But for one group, this annual event is about more than just the food, it's about giving back to people in our community.The Gr...
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    • Labor Day marks the end of "100 Deadly Days" of summer

      Labor Day marks the end of "100 Deadly Days" of summer

      Sunday, August 31 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:48:58 GMT
      Labor Day weekend ends the "100 Deadly Days of Summer" in South Carolina.In both the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, state troopers have investigated more than 41 deadly accidents since May 27th.That's despite a 16 percent drop in road deaths statewide this summer. 172 people have died on state roads so far this year. Last year, at this time that number topped 200. Expect more troopers on area roads Labor Day Monday. Random...
      Labor Day weekend ends the "100 Deadly Days of Summer" in South Carolina.In both the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, state troopers have investigated more than 41 deadly accidents since May 27th.That's despite a 16 percent drop in road deaths statewide this summer. 172 people have died on state roads so far this year. Last year, at this time that number topped 200. Expect more troopers on area roads Labor Day Monday. Random...
    • Police detain suspect for questioning in cutting incident

      Police detain suspect for questioning in cutting incident

      Sunday, August 31 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:45:46 GMT
      Police in Mullins have detained one person in connection to a cutting incident Sunday night.Capt. Graham with the Mullins Police Department says officers were called to Park Street after 8 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, Graham says officers found a victim with cut wounds.The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.Police have not released the identity of the person detained for questioning.
      Police in Mullins have detained one person in connection to a cutting incident Sunday night.Capt. Graham with the Mullins Police Department says officers were called to Park Street after 8 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, Graham says officers found a victim with cut wounds.The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.Police have not released the identity of the person detained for questioning.
    • Darlington County Sheriff's Office searches for missing man

      Darlington County Sheriff's Office searches for missing man

      Sunday, August 31 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:42:58 GMT
      The Darlington County Sheriff's Office is reaching out to the public for help in finding a missing man.Sheriff Wayne Byrd says Charles Andrews, 41, was last known to be in the Dovesville or Society Hill area. Byrd says Andrews was last contacted by phone around 6 p.m. Sunday.The 41-year-old man is described as standing 5'10" and weighing 200 pounds with black hair and green eyes. He is possibly driving a red-in-color 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 4-door truck with SC tag KLB156. Byrd says Andrews ...
      The Darlington County Sheriff's Office is reaching out to the public for help in finding a missing man.Sheriff Wayne Byrd says Charles Andrews, 41, was last known to be in the Dovesville or Society Hill area. Byrd says Andrews was last contacted by phone around 6 p.m. Sunday.The 41-year-old man is described as standing 5'10" and weighing 200 pounds with black hair and green eyes. He is possibly driving a red-in-color 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 4-door truck with SC tag KLB156. Byrd says Andrews ...
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    • Man charged with DUI in crash with deputy

      Man charged with DUI in crash with deputy

      Authorities say a man who crashed into a Spartanburg County deputy has been charged with driving under the influence.
      Authorities say a man who crashed into a Spartanburg County deputy has been charged with driving under the influence.
    • Residents of liberated French town visit SC

      Residents of liberated French town visit SC

      Residents of the first French town liberated from the Nazis after the World War II D-Day invasion are visiting South Carolina.
      Residents of the first French town liberated from the Nazis after the World War II D-Day invasion are visiting South Carolina.
    • Plant with 200 workers closing in Chatham County

      Plant with 200 workers closing in Chatham County

      A plant that makes industrial fibers is closing in Chatham County, leaving at least 140 people without a job.
      A plant that makes industrial fibers is closing in Chatham County, leaving at least 140 people without a job.
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    • Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years

      Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years

      Monday, September 1 2014 2:33 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:33:31 GMT
      The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
      The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
    • Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

      Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

      Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
      Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were...
      Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men...
    • US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

      US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

      Monday, September 1 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:21:25 GMT
      A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.
      A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion...
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    • Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:30:53 GMT
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
    • McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      Monday, August 25 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:41:49 GMT
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
    • Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:40:48 GMT
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
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    • Wife witnesses husband's stabbing death in Marion County

      Wife witnesses husband's stabbing death in Marion County

      Sunday, August 31 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:59:11 GMT
      MULLINS, S.C. (WBTW) - The City of Mullins Police Department investigates a stabbing death that happened Saturday night.Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson says Raymond Legette, of Mullins, died at Carolinas Hospital, in Marion, around 8:45 p.m. Richardson says Legette was stabbed.He says Legette's wife witnessed the stabbing and the suspect has been arrested.
      MULLINS, S.C. (WBTW) - The City of Mullins Police Department investigates a stabbing death that happened Saturday night.Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson says Raymond Legette, of Mullins, died at Carolinas Hospital, in Marion, around 8:45 p.m. Richardson says Legette was stabbed.He says Legette's wife witnessed the stabbing and the suspect has been arrested.
    • Driver dies in Florence County crash

      Driver dies in Florence County crash

      Sunday, August 31 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-08-31 12:52:21 GMT
      FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigates a deadly crash in Florence County.Troopers say it happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday night.Sergeant Bob Beres, with SCHP, says the driver of a 1999Mercury was traveling south on Secondary 145, also known as Darlington Street, near Timmsonville, when he or she drove off the left side of the road and hit the trees.The driver died. The Florence County Coroner's Office has not released the victim's name.
      FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigates a deadly crash in Florence County.Troopers say it happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday night.Sergeant Bob Beres, with SCHP, says the driver of a 1999Mercury was traveling south on Secondary 145, also known as Darlington Street, near Timmsonville, when he or she drove off the left side of the road and hit the trees.The driver died. The Florence County Coroner's Office has not released the victim's name.
    • Person killed in Williamsburg County crash

      Person killed in Williamsburg County crash

      Sunday, August 31 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-08-31 16:44:57 GMT
      WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigates a deadly crash that happened early Sunday morning.Sergeant Bob Beres, with SCHP, says a person was attempting to cross US 52, when a woman driving an SUV hit and killed him or her. Beres says the wreck happened at 3:15 a.m. near Old Gapway Road.The Williamsburg County Corner's Office has not released the victim's name.
      WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigates a deadly crash that happened early Sunday morning.Sergeant Bob Beres, with SCHP, says a person was attempting to cross US 52, when a woman driving an SUV hit and killed him or her. Beres says the wreck happened at 3:15 a.m. near Old Gapway Road.The Williamsburg County Corner's Office has not released the victim's name.
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