Wrong way driver kills two people

By Lucas Vance lvance@civitasmedia.com

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FAIRFIELD COUNTY — According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, two people were killed in a head-on collision on I-77 early Thursday at 2:35 a.m. 4.8 miles east of Winnsboro.

Driving south, in the southbound lane, on I-77 was a 48-year-old Charleston man in a 2012 Hyundai with two passengers. Both passengers were transported by ambulance to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

For reasons unknown a 2003 Mitsubishi, driven by a 28-year-old Columbia man, was going north in the southbound lane and struck the Hyundai. Both drivers died in the collision and have yet to be identified.


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