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2 from Cuyahoga Falls killed in head-on crash in South Carolina

Authorities tell 3News that a pickup truck went over the center line, striking a Ford SUV head-on early Saturday. Both people inside the Ford died at the scene.
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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. — Two people from Cuyahoga Falls have died following a weekend crash in South Carolina.

Authorities tell 3News the incident happened around 5:15 a.m. Saturday morning in Florence County near Lake City on US 378 near US 52.

Early investigation shows a 2014 Dodge pickup truck crossed over the center line and struck a 2017 Ford SUV head-on, according to authorities.

Both people inside the Ford died at the scene, which includes a 43-year-old driver and a 38-year-old passenger. Although their names have not yet been released, they have been identified as residents of Cuyahoga Falls.

The driver of the truck is a 21-year-old man of Malden, South Carolina. Authorities say he was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

No additional information was immediately available, but stay with 3News as we will update this story once more details are released.


Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in an unrelated story on July 24, 2022.

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