1 dead, 1 injured after car wreck in Dorchester County

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - One person is dead after a fatal car wreck Thursday evening in Dorchester County on Interstate 26.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol a 1991 Acura was traveling westbound near mile marker 175, when the driver lost control and went into the median and hit a tree.

Investigators say the passenger, who was not wearing a seatbelt was ejected from the vehicle during impact and died at the scene. The driver was taken to Trident Hospital and was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Authorities say the driver has not been charged in this accident.

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