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Victim in fatal Rock Hill crash Tuesday was 17-year-old boy, officials say

One driver died Tuesday afternoon after his car overturned and struck a tree in Rock Hill, reports the Observer’s news partner WBTV.

The driver of the 2008 Lincoln sedan was identified Wednesday morning as Eron Johnson, 17, of Chester, S.C. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of Mobley and Williamson roads in Rock Hill. Troopers said the vehicle drifted off the road, struck a ditch, overturned then hit a tree.

Investigators have not said what may have led to the wreck or if any other injuries were reported.

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