U.S. Highway 17 was temporarily blocked in Awendaw this morning due to a wreck involving a semi-truck, dispatchers said.

The wreck occurred shortly after 7 a.m., according to Charleton County’s Consolidated Dispatch Center.

Sheriff’s deputies and Awendaw firefighters responded to the scene.

The wreck has since been cleared and the highway is open to traffic, dispatchers said.

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