One person killed, two injured following 2-vehicle collision near Summerville

Published: Nov. 18, 2021 at 4:34 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 18, 2021 at 11:38 PM EST
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly two-car collision Thursday afternoon that happened as one vehicle tried to pass the other.

Highway Patrol officials said it happened on Mallard Road near Summerville just after 4 p.m. According to Sgt. Sonny Collins, a 2008 Dodge Charger and a 2002 Buick 4-door were traveling west on Mallard Road.

Collins said when the Buick attempted to make a pass, it and the Charger made contact sending both vehicles off the road.

The driver of the Buick was killed and a passenger was transported to a local hospital. The driver of the Charger was also transported to the hospital.

Troopers are continuing the investigation.

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