Names released in fatal Marion County collision

Marion County, SC - MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The two people killed Friday in a head-on vehicle collision in Gresham have been identified.

59-year-old Darleen Shea Plyler of Murrells Inlet and Peggy Jean Smith of Waterboro both died instantly after Smith's car drifted into the oncoming lane.

The accident occurred around 3 p.m. late Friday on US Highway 378, two miles west of Highway 908.  According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, three vehicles were involved in all and several people were taken to a local hospital.

Due to the complicated nature of the crash, The Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is conducting a thorough investigation.  More details will be available when the investigation concludes.

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