2 killed after car crashes into log truck

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC/WMBF) - Two men were killed Friday night after the car they were driving in slammed into a log truck in Georgetown County.

The accident occurred around 9:45 p.m. Friday along Powell Road. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a 2011 Chevrolet Corvette was traveling along Powell Road when it slammed into a log truck that was backing into a private drive.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson identified the two victims Saturday as 58-year-old Willie Duncan of Newport News, Va., and 57-year-old Willie Deas, of Georgetown County. Johnson says both died on scene from blunt force trauma.

The driver of the log truck was not injured in the accident.

The collision remains under investigation by Highway Patrol.

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