Orangeburg accident kills 2
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 06:45:00 GMT —
ORANGEBURG COUNTY (WACH)â??A three vehicle crash has left 2 people dead in Orangeburg County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
According to Senior Trooper Bridgett Wyatt, at about 7:05 p.m. Monday evening, a 2008 Saturn driven by 21-year-old Sean Aston was on US 321 near Wire Road in Orangeburg County, when it crossed the center line and struck 2 on coming BMW motorcycles.
Sr. Trooper White reported the operators of both motorcycles were killed in the incident. Aston was transported to Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, and a passenger in his car, Rebecca King, was uninjured.
The SCHP MAIT team is investigating the accident, and according to the Highway Patrol, charges are pending against Aston.
UPDATE: According to the SCHP, Aston has been charged with 2 counts of felony DUI and driving without an South Carolina driver's license.