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Victims identified in Georgetown County accident

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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) Highway Patrol investigators say two men have died after the car they were driving in slammed into a log truck in Georgetown County.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the accident occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Friday along Powell Road. Investigators say a 2011 Chevrolet Corvette was traveling along Powell Road when it slammed into a log truck that was backing into a private drive.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson identified the two victims as Willie Duncan, 58, of Newport News, VA, and Willie Deas, 57, of Georgetown County. Johnson said both died on scene from what's believed to be blunt force trauma.

The driver of the log truck was not injured in the accident.

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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