GENERIC - Crash 1

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CLINTON, SC (FOX Carolina) – The Laurens County Coroner’s Office said a 21-year-old man was killed when a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle collided on I-26 near Clinton on Friday.

Deputy Coroner Rodney Hartsell said the crash occurred near mile marker 57 around 1 p.m.

Hartsell said Dakota Linton from Leesville, SC died at the scene.

Troopers said that the tractor trailer was struck from behind, and both parties were seat belted. 

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