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One person died and a child is undergoing treatment for injuries as a result of a single-vehicle collision on Beason Road on Monday morning.

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S.C. Highway Patrol Trooper 1st Class Tyler Tidwell said the collision occurred at 7:10 a.m. on Beason Road, about 4.9 miles west of Orangeburg.

He said the driver of a 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling south on Beason Road when it ran off the road and struck a tree.

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The driver was not wearing seat belt, was entrapped in the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the Regional Medical Center.

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Tidwell said the child in the vehicle was properly restrained and Orangeburg County EMS transported the child to RMC for treatment.

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The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the name of the driver.

The incident remains under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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