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An Evans man was killed Sunday after his SUV veered off the road and landed in a pond in Graniteville.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says 30 year old Tyler Kent lost control of the vehicle around 6:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Ascauga Lake Road. The vehicle veered off the road, crashed through a fence and landed in a pond.

Some witnesses pulled Kent from the vehicle before it became fully submerged and began CPR.  Authorities say they were not able to revive him and Kent died at the scene.

Thanks to Mary Liz Nolan of WGAC for the story.