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Victims in fatal Dorchester County crash identified

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DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The Dorchester County coroner has identified the two victims in a deadly Mother's Day crash.

Christopher Carswell, 31; and Matthew Stillinger, 30, were killed early Sunday morning in the single-vehicle crash, according to Dorchester County Coroner Alice Durr.

Authorities say a 1999 Jeep Cherokee was traveling south on Highway 17a near Clubhouse Road in Ridgeville at approximately 5:15 a.m.when it veered off the road and overturned, landing in standing water.

The driver and passenger not wearing seat belts. Durr says both men died of drowning as a result of the accident. 

The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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