Coroner identifies two killed in Lincolnville crash

Coroner identifies two killed in Lincolnville crash
Charleston Police are responding to a four-car crash in West Ashley. (Source: AP)

LINCOLNVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified two people who died in an early-morning crash Wednesday in Lincolnville.

Authorities say 32-year-old Alesha Wright of Ladson and 32-year-old Michael Wright Jr., also of Ladson, died on scene from blunt force injuries.

The single-vehicle crash happened some time after 4 a.m. on Lincolnville Road near Owen Drive, Charleston County Sheriff's Maj. Eric Watson said.

Investigators say a 2009 Nissan Altima was traveling at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway and collided with a tree.

Both the driver and the passenger died at the scene, Watson said.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office Traffic Division and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating.

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