One dead after crashing into tree in Dillon County

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DILLON, S.C. (WBTW) — One person has died after veering off of I-95 and hitting a tree in Dillon County early Sunday.

The crash happened at mile marker 179 around 6:20 a.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The car, a 1997 Buick LaSabre, was traveling north on I95 when the car ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The person killed has been identified as James Trimble, 59, according to the coroner’s office.

This crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

No other details are available at this time.

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