UPDATE: An SUV drives off Blossom Street Bridge

Blossom Street bridge is back open Friday morning.

Columbia (WACH/CPD) --Two people are dead after a sport utility vehichle ended up in the Congaree River.

According to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts, one female and one male were pulled from the water, their names will be released Friday morning.

The accident occured at 9:55 Thursday night, sending an SUV off the Blossom Street Brige.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene.

The bridge has since been reopened to traffic.