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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

ADAMS RUN, S.C. (AP) - Two brothers have died in a wreck in eastern South Carolina. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office said the wreck happened around 10 p.m. Sunday near state Highway 174 near Adams Run. The victims were 51-yea-rold Kenneth Wiggins of Ravenel and 61-yea-rold Anthony Wiggins of Adams Run. Deputies say the car the men were in ran off a road and hit a tree.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in central South Carolina. Columbia police told news outlets that the man was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday. No one on the train was hurt. The train was headed from New York City to Miami. The man's name has not been released.

DILLON, S.C. (AP) - A south Carolina sheriff's office says an officer shot and killed a man earlier this month because the officer feared for his life. Dillon County deputies had been looking for 40-year-old James Gerald Davis on a domestic violence charge July 13. Capt. Cliff Arnette said an officer who feared for his life during a confrontation shot Davis. The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating.

SALEM, S.C. (AP) - Officials say someone stole solar panels from a county welcome sign in northern South Carolina. Oconee County Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Watt said someone reported the panels missing Sunday afternoon. The "Welcome to Oconee County" sign is on state Highway 11 just over the Pickens County line. Watt says the solar panels cost around $2,500.

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