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Victim identified in fatal Berkeley County wreck


South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a single car crash in Berkeley County late Saturday night.

The Berkeley County Coroner has identified the victim as 55-year-old Timothy Brain Austin of Ridgeville.

Troopers say around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Austin was heading west on Fish Road when the car went off the road and hit a tree.

Authorities say Austin was not wearing a seat belt, and was partially ejected from the vehicle.

The coroner's office has ruled the death accidental and is being investigated by the Berkeley Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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