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One killed after van crashes into Chester County welcome sign

The victim’s name was not immediately available.
One person died after a vehicle struck the Chester County welcome sign on Monday.
One person died after a vehicle struck the Chester County welcome sign on Monday.(Source: WBTV)
Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 2:37 PM EDT
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CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) – One person was killed after a van struck the brick Chester County welcome sign on Monday afternoon.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a 2008 Ford van was traveling on Interstate 77 South at the 65 mile marker when the vehicle ran off the road and struck the sign.

The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, had to be mechanically extracted from the van and died at the scene, troopers said.

The victim’s name was not immediately available.

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