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Coroner: Man dies after falling out of car window

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BELTON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A man died after falling out the window of an SUV on early Sunday morning, according to the coroner Don McCown.

Christopher Dean, 24, was a passenger in a vehicle that was returning from a festival in Belton when the accident happened, McCown said.

Troopers said the SUV was driving east on Beaty Square when the accident happened just before 3 a.m.

Lance Cpl. Bill Rhyne said the driver, 23-year-old Eric Watson, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

McCown said Dean was hanging out the window and then fell out.

Dean died of blunt force trauma and internal injuries, the McCown said.

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