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Troopers: Man dies after getting out of car on flooded road

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Source: WSOC

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. — Troopers are investigating a fatality in Lancaster Monday morning after a man drove his car on a flooded road.

Officials said a culvert went over its banks on Duckwood Road.Officials said Danny Ray Deese was driving on Highway 903, which was flooded. He tried to get out of his car and was swept away by the water, troopers said.

Deese was a retired volunteer firefighter with the county. Officials said an autopsy will be performed Tuesday morning.

His pickup truck was still in the creek around 11 a.m. Monday.

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