1 dead after deputy-involved crash in Anderson Co.

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ANDERSON CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A man is dead after a crash involving an Anderson County sheriff’s deputy on Highway 8 at Moore Road, according to officials.

The accident happened at about 7:55 p.m. Sunday.

According to troopers, a man was traveling north on S.C. 88 in a 2008 Honda Civic when a 26-year-old deputy, traveling west on S.C. 8, struck him on the passenger side.

The man was entrapped and pronounced dead at the scene, troopers say.

The deputy was injured and has been taken by EMS to the hospital.

No other vehicles or passengers were involved in the wreck.

There is no word on the condition of the deputy at this time.

The identity of the man who died has not yet been released.

Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck.

We have a crew on the scene.

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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