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Police investigate double fatality wreck in Lowcountry


Authorities in Beaufort County are investigating a double-fatal head-on collision that happened early Sunday morning.

The accident occurred at 12:23 a.m. on Sunday at the intersection of Okatie Hwy and Tide Watch Dr. A driver in a 1998 Dodge pickup was traveling eastbound on Okatie Hwy and collided head-on with a 2008 Chrysler 300 traveling westbound in the eastbound lane. Both drivers were not wearing seatbelts and were pronounced dead at the scene.

There was a minor present in the Dodge pickup and was transferred to Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah by air.

The wreck remains under investigation.

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