One dead in two car accident in Fairfield county –

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FAIRFIELD, S.C. — One person is dead after an afternoon car accident in Fairfield county. 
According to Trooper Tyler Tidwell with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened a little after 6pm on US 21 near Old US 21. 
A 1992 tractor-trailer was traveling south on US21 when it went to make a turn onto old USC 21.  According to troopers a car also driving south on US21 struck the tractor trailer, then went off the road and struck a tree. 
The driver of the car was transported to MUSC-Fairfield where he later died of his injuries. 
The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. 
The accident remains under investigation. 
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