Orangeburg Co. fatal crash goes undiscovered for 38 hours

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol has announced that a driver was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Orangeburg County, and wasn’t found until 38 hours later.

Cpl. Sonny Collins of the state Highway Patrol tells local media that a 2006 Cadillac was traveling west on South Carolina Highway 4 when it went off the road and hit some trees at about 4 a.m. Sunday. The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle and wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.

The Cadillac wasn’t discovered until Monday evening.

The Orangeburg County coroner hasn’t released the identity of the driver.

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