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News: Hit-and-run driver fatally collides with semi-truck on I-26 near Ridgeville

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DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC – One person is dead following a hit-and-run collision that happened on I-26 near Ridgeville on Saturday, according to WCSC.

A person was driving a Mercedes west on I-26 when they hit the back of a semi-truck around 12:30 a.m.

The collision caused the semi-truck to go off the road and slam into a tree before rolling over. The sedan hit a cable median barrier and then left the area.

Rescue crews pronounced the semi-truck driver dead at the scene.

Officials have not released the victim’s name.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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