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SCHP: Fatal wreck at Sea Island Parkway and Cougar Drive

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BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

The South Carolina Highway Patrol has confirmed to WTOC that a fatal wreck occurred at Sea Island Parkway and Cougar Drive, Wednesday afternoon. 

The Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District responded to the two-vehicle wreck at 4 p.m. When they got there, they found a female with severe injuries in her Honda sedan.

Officials say a truck used for hauling debris was headed towards St. Helena when it's large metal-framed trailer came loose from the hitch. It went into oncoming traffic, striking the Honda head-on.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating. 

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