Two dead after vehicle strikes tree in Berkeley County

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BERKLEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a fatal collision in Berkeley County.

Troopers say the accident happened on Friday, September 25 at around 5:01 pm on SC 402 near Coordesville Road.

The accident involved a 2003 Ford Explorer.

The car was traveling west on SC 402 when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

There were three people inside of the vehicle at the time.

Two people were ejected from the vehicle and killed as a result of their injuries.

The back seat passenger sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital to treat their injuries.

No one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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