Fatal accident, large fire shuts down US 301 at I-95 in Orangeburg County

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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – A fatal accident has shut down US 301 at I-95 in the Town of Santee.

Trooper Judd with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said on Twitter exit 97 north and south onto US 301 are closed due to a collision that happened Thursday afternoon.

An extremely large vehicle fire is burning on the overpass over Interstate 95. Photos show a huge cloud of black smoke rising high above the collision site.

Highway Patrol’s traffic information website shows there is at least one fatality related to the incident which happened around 2:30 p.m.

This is a developing story. Count on us to bring you the latest as it becomes available.

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