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Truck accident numbers to know in South Carolina

In 2012, there were 333,000 large trucks involved in accidents on U.S. roadways. By definition, a large truck is a vehicle with a gross weight rating of 10,000 pounds or more. These crashes resulted in 3,921 people losing their lives and another 104,000 suffering injuries. The numbers of fatalities rose by 4 percent from 2011 while the number of injuries increased by 18 percent.

Florida man faces DUI charges in fatal South Carolina accident

A Nov. 8 car accident left three South Carolina residents dead after a man allegedly drove his truck while impaired. The accident took place an approximate half mile from the driver's home, and he accompanied by a passenger in his vehicle. The truck was traveling on the intersection of U.S. Highway 29 and East Calhoun Street at approximately 12:17 a.m. when it collided head-on with another vehicle.

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