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      Summerville teen killed in accident on Highway 61

      DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) -- A 19-year-old Summerville man was killed late Friday night when he was thrown from a car during a wreck on Highway 61.

      The Dorchester County Coroner's Office identified the teen as Grant Alexander Opoulos.

      According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Opoulos and another person were traveling north on Highway 61 near Middleton Plantation when they ran off the road and were ejected from the car.

      Opoulos died at the scene, officials said.

      The second man was taken to Medical University Hospital. There is no word on his condition.

      The Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident.

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