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South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Dorchester County.

At around 3:45 Sunday afternoon, 56-year-old John Kemmerlin of Ridgeville died in a one-car accident on Carter Road.

Highway Patrol officials say he was driving, ran off the road, over corrected and struck a tree. Kemmerlin died at the scene.

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