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One dead in single car accident near airport

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POOLER, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have confirmed a fatal car accident near the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport.

Police say an elderly couple were on the off ramp leading away from the airport going toward I-95 when the driver lost control and hit a tree.

A 77-year-old Beaufort man was pronounced dead at Memorial University Medical Center. His wife was in stable condition.

No other cars were involved.

The Major Accident Investigation Team of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the cause of the crash.

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