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Another earthquake reported hours after first one shakes SC area

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey reported that two earthquakes hit the Midlands area of South Carolina in the last 24 hours. Officials said the second earthquake occurred 4.7 miles South West of Lugoff at around 5:29 a.m. This earthquake had a magnitude of 1.6 and...
ELGIN, SC
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Police investigating after man's body found

WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - — West Columbia police are investigating after a man's body was found. Around 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, police got a call about an injured man near the 2600 block of Augusta Road. When they arrived, they determined the man was dead. So far, no...
WEST COLUMBIA, SC
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Death investigation underway in West Columbia

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — Police say a call to respond to an injured person has now turned into a death investigation in West Columbia. According to a statement released by the West Columbia Police Department on Sunday, officers were called to the 2600 block of Augusta Road near I-26 for what they were initially told was an injured person.
WEST COLUMBIA, SC

South Carolina authorities investigating death of 3-year-old

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WCBD) — A 3-year-old South Carolina girl died Friday in an accident that also injured her brother, according to the Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office. Jacqueline Major Swansea was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead after Friday’s incident in Cope. Sean D. Fogle of the coroner’s office said her death was an accident […]
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC
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West Columbia police investigating death on Augusta Road

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The West Columbia Police Department is investigating a death on Augusta Road. Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Augusta Road on Sunday around 5 p.m. to reports of an injured person. Once they arrived, officials determined that the person was dead. No other...
WEST COLUMBIA, SC
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3 lanes clear on I-77 following southbound crash outside of Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A crash on I-77 that initially led to all southbound lanes being shut down has partially been cleared. Cameras showed at least one vehicle in the median and an ambulance, at one point, left the scene. The crash, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation,...
COLUMBIA, SC
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Small earthquakes rumble Kershaw County after midnight, daybreak

ELGIN, S.C. — The Elgin and Lugoff areas had another small earthquake to start off their Sunday of the July 4th weekend - this one a magnitude 1.9. Now, we're learning of another just after sunrise. The earthquakes follow a week of fairly continuous activity that included near record-breaking...
KERSHAW COUNTY, SC
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West Columbia police conducting death investigation

Detectives with the West Columbia Police Department are investigating the death of a person found near the 2600 block of Augusta Road on Sunday. Police and EMS responded to a call reporting an injured person at the scene around 5 p.m. Sunday. Shortly after arriving, they determined that the person was dead.
WEST COLUMBIA, SC
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USGS reports 1.9 magnitude earthquake Sunday morning in SC

ELGIN, S.C. (WACH) — A magnitude 1.9 earthquake was reported Sunday morning. MORE STORIES LIKE THIS / Are SC earthquakes caused by mines?. At 12:16 a.m., a 1.9 magnitude earthquake was reported three miles outside of Elgin, South Carolina, according to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. There are...
ELGIN, SC
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Second earthquake in 24 hours reported in South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey reported that two earthquakes have hit the midlands in the last 24 hours. Officials said the first earthquake happened 4.6 miles southeast of Elgin, South Carolina, at around 8:26 p.m on July 1, 2022. According to officials, that earthquake had a magnitude of 1.7 and a depth of 4 km.
ELGIN, SC
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Coroner’s office investigating death of 3-year-old

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WCSC) - The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office says a 3-year-old was fatally wounded Friday. Jacqueline Major, 3, of Swansea, was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The coroner’s office says the manner of death is accidental. Meanwhile, the cause of death is pending...
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