Mike Wilbur

SC FIRE TRUCK INVOLVED IN FATAL CRASH

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) — One person is dead following a two-car accident on Christmas Eve.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Corporal Sonny Collins says it happened around 7:30 pm on U.S Highway 301 just south of South Carolina Highway Four.

Corporal Collins says the driver of a 2008 Dodge pickup was traveling south on highway 301.

At some point, the driver lost control and the pickup crossed the median hitting an Orangeburg County fire truck.

Corporal Collins says the driver of the pickup truck died.

The driver of the Orangeburg County fire truck was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

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