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One killed, three injured in separate accidents
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A car collided with the rear of a tractor trailer truck near the intersection of U.S. 1 and Springdale Drive Tuesday morning. The driver of the car was airlifted to Palmetto Health Richland for treatment, according to Camden Police Chief Joe Floyd. - photo by Trevor Baratko
A 24-year-old Ridgeway man has been charged with two counts of felony driving under the influence (DUI) in connection with a two-car accident that killed his passenger and sent a pregnant woman to the hospital. S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) Lance Cpl. Billy Elder said Chris Potter, 24, of Ridgeway, has been charged with felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury. The accident took place around 8:45 p.m. Monday in front of a gas station in the 2300 block of Springvale Road between Ridgeway and Shivers Green roads, said Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers.