May 31—A collision in Barnwell County on Sunday night left one person dead.
The collision occurred on S.C. Highway 3 at Red Oak Road at 7:50 p.m. A driver and three passengers were heading south in a 2007 Saturn when the car ran off the right side of the roadway, according to a report from the S.C. Highway Patrol.
The driver overcorrected the vehicle and ran off the left side of the roadway, where the car overturned and struck a tree, the report said.
The driver and two of the passengers were wearing seat belts and were transported to a local hospital, according to the report. The third passenger was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the car; that passenger was killed, according to the report.
The collision remains under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.
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