Two dead, two injured after crash in Dillon County

Two dead, two injured after crash in Dillon County
(Source: Jamal Smalls)

DILLON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Two people are dead, and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash in Dillon county.

According to Cpl. Judd Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision happened around 9:15 Friday night on Highway 501 just outside the town of Latta.

Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley has identified the victims as 18-year-old Christian Jones and 23-year-old Zipporah Legette, both of Latta.

The car was traveling north on the highway when it ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree. Officials say the driver and a passenger died as a result of the crash.

Two other passengers were taken to hospitals to be treated. One person was airlifted with serious injuries and the other is expected to be okay.

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