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Coroner identifies man killed in car crash in Hollywood area

Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 10:47 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2021 at 12:14 PM EST
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HOLLYWOOD, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who died in a car crash in the Hollywood area.

Authorities say 77-year-old Rex Kingsley from Hollywood died at Bon Secours Saint Francis Hospital on Monday afternoon. According to the coroner’s office, Kingsley died from injuries he suffered from a car crash on Highway 162 at 4:10 p.m.

The sheriff’s office said the crash happened on S.C. Highway 162 near Scott White Road. Investigators say that a car driving westbound turned left and hit a truck on the passenger’s side of the car.

The driver of the westbound car was pulled out of the car and taken to an area hospital where they were pronounced dead, Knapp says. The truck driver also was taken to the hospital and treated for moderate injuries, according to Knapp.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Bureau is investigating the crash.

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