2 die in wreck near Georgetown
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:40:07 GMT —
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) -- Two people have died in a wreck in Georgetown.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the wreck happened at 12:05 a.m. Sunday when a car ran off the road and hit a ditch.
Trooper Bridget Wyant says the vehicle overturned several times, throwing the driver from the car.
Georgetown County Deputy Coroner Sam Hodge says 27-year-old Teneal Linen was driving the car. Linen was pronounced dead at Grand Strand Regional Hospital in Myrtle Beach.
The passenger, 19-year-old Tyquan Jones was flown to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston where he died.
The patrol says neither victim was wearing a seat belt.