3 injured, 1 killed in fatal accident in Dorchester County

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - One person was killed and three others injured early Sunday morning in Dorchester Country after a single vehicle crash on Interstate 26.

The Dorchester County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 47-year-old Sherry Shuyler from King, North Carolina. Shuyler died at the scene of the crash and was the driver of the vehicle.

According to State Troopers, the accident happened at around 4:15 a.m. on I-26 near the 175 mile marker. The car was traveling eastbound, when it ran off the right side of the road and crashed into a guardrail and overturned.

The coroner's office says the car landed upside down.

Authorities say two passengers were taken to an area hospital and another passenger was taken to MUSC.

This accident is under investigation with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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