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News: Man killed in multi-vehicle crash, vehicle fire in Pendleton

PENDLETON, SC – A man was killed and another person was hospitalized following a crash and vehicle fire in Pendleton on Saturday.

According to WSPA, the collision occurred at about 3:30 p.m. when the driver of a 2008 Toyota heading east on Danenhower Road went left of center and slammed head-on into a 2009 Toyota.

The impact caused the first vehicle to catch fire, trapping the driver inside. The driver, 22-year-old Patrick Albert Hunkler, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unclear at this time if anyone else was injured in the crash.

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