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One person confirmed dead in Berkeley County accident

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCIV) -- 4 people were rushed to the hospital early Saturday morning, following a one car accident near the Berkeley/Orangeburg County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the car was traveling west on Highway 6 around 3 a.m., when it ran off the road, struck several trees, overturned, and ejected the driver and three passengers.

Berkeley County Deputy Coroner Darnell Hartwell says one of the passengers -- 29-year-old Dontai President, Jr. of Cross, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The three other victims of the accident were transported to MUSC.

The accident is under investigation by the Berkeley County Coroner's Office and the S C Highway Patrol.

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