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News: 1 dead in single-vehicle I-26 crash near Clinton

LAURENS CO., SC – A 58-year-old man from North Carolina died when his pickup truck crashed along an interstate in eastern Laurens County on Friday night, WYFF 4 reports.

Police say the victim’s pickup truck veered from the westbound side of I-26 around 9:45 p.m. before overcorrecting and crashing along the eastbound side of the road near Mile Marker 47.

The driver of the pickup truck died after his vehicle hit a cable barrier.

Authorities identified the victim as James Smoak.

The reason for the crash remains under investigation.

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