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Fatality reported in Edgefield County

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 1:46 PM
Last updated 8:39 PM
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A 15-year-old Edgefield boy died after a one-vehicle accident Wednesday morning.

According to Edgefield County Deputy Coroner Luther Beason, the vehicle was traveling down Bland Baptist Church Road shortly before 10 a.m. Authorities believe the driver ran off the road and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to overturn.

A passenger, Deshon Surrey, died in the crash. The driver was not injured.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol was on the scene investigating the crash.

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KSL 06/20/12 - 06:43 pm
Wonder how old the driver

Wonder how old the driver was.

Sargebaby 06/20/12 - 07:29 pm
Don't you just hate

Don't you just hate incomplete reporting? No matter, this is sad to see another person die because of an accident! Pray for the family!

KSL 06/20/12 - 07:49 pm
There were several things my

There were several things my father taught me when I was about to learn to drive. One of them was never to over react with correction if I should run off the road. I got the verbal do this, don't do that from him. My mother actually oversaw my behind the wheel experience as she was the one with the car with standard transmission. Getting my license in a car with a straght stick was a requirement of my father.

GodisSoGood 06/21/12 - 04:18 pm
Such a tragedy. I nearly had

Such a tragedy. I nearly had the same type of accident when i was 15. I ran off the road, overcorrected, and ended up doing a complete 360 in the middle of the road, ending up on the other side of the road facing the opposite direction. It was by the grace of God that I wasn't killed, and that I didn't hit someone else. Now that my daughter is 15, I make her practice going off of the road so that she can see how easy it is to have a knee-jerk reaction when you realize you are off the road. This is so heartbreaking for both families.

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