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Victim identified in fatal Berkeley County wreck

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The Berkeley County Coroner's Office has identified a 44-year-old man who died Monday afternoon after his pickup truck collided with an 18-wheeler. 

The coroner says John Mitchell, Jr. of Summerville, was pronounced dead at the scene. His death has been ruled accidental. 

Authorities say Mitchell was driving a Ford F-350 truck north on Cainhoy Road around 5:07 p.m. when it veered towards the southbound lane and struck a tractor trailer. 

SCHP officials say all involved were wearing seatbelts. 

Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the incident. 

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