A deer caused a two-vehicle pileup Wednesday morning that blocked one lane on U.S. 278 eastbound near Sun City, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. All lanes were open again as of 8 a.m.
S.C. Highway Patrol responded to the accident at 6:55 a.m. near Community College Drive in Okatie.
A deer ran out in front a vehicle, and then a second vehicle hit the first one, said Capt. Bob Bromage, spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office.
Bromage said there were no injuries.
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