2 die in fatal wreck in Beaufort County

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on October 3, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 3 at 1:48 PM

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) -- Two Beaufort County residents have died in a three-car wreck on state Highway 170 in Jasper County.

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports a 17-year-old male and a 28-year-old man died in the wreck around 10 p.m. Tuesday.
 
Their names have not been released while relatives are notified.
 
Jasper County Coroner Martin Sauls said it appeared one car crossed the center line and struck another car head on. Sauls says one of the cars burst into flames.
 
Beaufort County School District spokesman Jim Foster said the 17-year-old was a Beaufort High School student.
 
The third person was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.

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