Coroner IDs man found dead with gunshot wound in pickup truck in Dillon County

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DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — The Dillon County Coroner’s Office has identified a man found dead inside a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck early Sunday morning.

Coroner Donnie Grimsley said identified the man as James McLean, 24, of Dillon County.

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office began investigating after he was found dead with a gunshot wound after deputies responded about 2 a.m. Sunday to a 911 call about a crash in the area of Oakland Road and Pineneedle Court.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning at the Medical University of South Carolina, Grimsley said.

No other information was immediately available, but the sheriff’s office said deputies are following up on leads as the investigation continues. Count on News13 for updates.

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