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1 killed in accident on trip to Myrtle Beach

Officials say a Charlotte family was headed to Bike Week in Myrtle Beach when their SUV left S.C. 151 in Pageland, S.C., and rolled over several times just after 5 p.m. on Saturday.

South Carolina state troopers confirm one person died at the scene of the crash, but the identities of the victims were not immediately available.

A 27-year-old woman was driving the Acura SUV when it crashed. She was reportedly thrown from the vehicle and flown to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. According to the S.C. Department of Public Safety, she was not wearing a seat belt.

Three children and three adults were in the car; two of the children were thrown from the vehicle. All three of the children were flown to CMC.

At least three medical helicopters transported patients to hospitals in Charlotte and one person went by ground ambulance to a hospital in Monroe. WBTV

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