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Wreck kills one, seriously injures deputy
Thursday, June 30, 2011

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Authorities are investigating a two vehicle accident near Shaw Air Force Base that killed one man and sent a Richland County deputy to the hospital with serious injuries.

Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock said the wreck happened at the intersection of Highway 76 and Highway 441 around 10:20 a.m.

Sheriff Anthony Dennis said one of the cars involved in the collision was a Richland County patrol car. Dennis said the deputy was transported by helicopter to a Columbia Hospital and a man in the other vehicle was killed.

A spokesperson with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said the injured deputy was on duty and on his way to court in Richland County when the accident happened. The spokesperson said the deputy is a Sumter County resident.

Authorities have not released the names of the victims.

Source: http://www.wistv.com/Global/story.asp?S=15005247

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