One person dies when SUV hits ditch, utility pole, overturns in Florence County


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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – One person has died after a crash in Florence County on Monday night.

The driver of a Ford SUV was heading north on Meadow Prong Road near McKay Lane at about 7:10 p.m. when the driver ran off the left side of the roadway, according to Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The SUV struck a ditch, a utility pole, and overturned, Southern said. The driver was entrapped in the vehicle.

Southern said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. No other vehicles were involved.

The crash remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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