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Coroner identifies one killed after car hits tree, overturns in Spartanburg Co.

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Scene of collision on I-85. (11/4/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of collision on I-85. (11/4/17 FOX Carolina)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Troopers say one person is dead after a car accident on I-85 in Spartanburg County on Saturday morning. The accident occurred at approximately 2:28 a.m. at mile marker 63, troopers said. 

According to troopers, the victim was traveling north on I-85 and ran off the right hand side of the road. The vehicle struck trees and overturned, troopers said. 

Troopers said the victim was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The coroner later identified the victim as 23-year-old Omar Shafik Kamlah of Mauldin. Kamlah was pronounced dead at Spartanburg Medical Center at 4:08 a.m, the coroner confirmed. He died of closed head trauma with internal injuries.

The coroner said Kamlah was ejected from the vehicle.

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