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Victims identified in Saturday evening wreck on I-26

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

A two-car wreck has claimed the lives of two victims, and sent one to the hospital Saturday evening.

The Dorchester County Coroner's office has identified the victims as 32 year old Ramesses Mahdee and 42 year old Tommy Barrett. 

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say the accident happened along I-26 Eastbound at mile marker 185 around 6:52 p.m..

Both vehicles were heading east when one ran into the rear of the other, sending them off the right side of the road and into trees, according to Highway Patrol. 

Officials say Mahdee and Barrett were both killed at the scene from their injuries. 

The passenger of one of the vehicles was taken to MUSC with serious injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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