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One dead, two injured after fatal single car crash in Beaufort County

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BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead and two are injured after a single car crash in Beaufort County Saturday night.

Troopers say the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday on Highway 21. Officials say a 1998 Mercedes Benz was traveling north on the highway, when the car ran off the side of the road and overturned.

Authorities say the driver and two passengers were not wearing seat belts and were ejected from the vehicle.

Troopers say the driver of the car was pronounced dead, and the two passengers were taken to nearby hospitals for injuries. No word yet on their condition.

The Beaufort County Coroner's Office has not yet released the name of the victim.

We will continue to update you as soon as details enter our newsroom.

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