One dead after two cars collide on Highway 52

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - An early morning car wreck involving two vehicles has left one man dead, and three others in the hospital.

Christopher L. Lilly of Moncks Corner, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene after his car collided head on with another car on Highway Old 52, one mile south of Moncks Corner. The collision happened at 12:15 a.m. Friday morning, says Berkeley County Coroner Darnell Hartwell.

Lilly was wearing a seatbelt, according to a report.

Hartwell says three people from the second car were taken to a local hospital.

The accident is under investigation by the Berkeley County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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