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SCHP investigating fatal accident near Sharpe’s Hill and Swansea

Swansea, SC (Paul Kirby) – The auto accident that occurred at approximately 6:00 a.m. Thursday, is now being reported to have a fatality by the SC Highway Patrol. Firefighters, EMS personnel, and law enforcement officers were dispatched to 2008 SC Hwy. 6 near Sam Craft Road. When the first fire unit from Sharpe’s Hill arrived, they reported that multiple vehicles were involved. They also said that SC Hwy. 6 was completely blocked.

Eventually, county deputies arrived on scene to assist with other vehicles that were running up on the wreck and traffic. The troopers from the SCHP arrived a short time later. As with all fatal accidents, the road could be closed for some time as it is investigated.

Coroner Margaret Fisher has personnel on the scene. She will only release the name of the decedent after their family has been properly notified.

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