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Driver dies after crashing into fallen tree

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LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Troopers said a downed tree across a Laurens County roadway led to a fatal wreck Tuesday night.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said at about 11:39 p.m. a man driving along U.S. 76 off Greenpond Road crashed.

Troopers said the pickup truck was headed east on 76 when it entered a slight curve and hit the fallen tree.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt but was trapped and died at the scene, troopers said.

The coroner has not yet released the driver's name.

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