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74-year-old man killed after car runs off interstate, hits tree, catches fire in York County, S.C.

Updated: Apr. 29, 2021 at 12:22 PM EDT
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YORK COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) - A 74-year-old man was killed in a single-car crash Tuesday afternoon on I-77 southbound in York County.

The crash happened just after 1 p.m. near mile marker 89.

A 2010 Kia Rio was traveling south on I-77 when it went off the left side of the road, hit the barrier wall, went off the right side of the road down an embankment. Troopers said the car hit a tree and caught fire.

The driver was identified as 74-year-old William Dunlap of Charlotte. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Highway Patrol is investigating, while autopsy and toxicology results are pending.

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