Fatal crash in Florence County leaves one dead, four injured

OLANTA, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Florence County.

The crash occurred just before 6 p.m. Sunday at North Jones and North Bethel Road in Olanta, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The two-car crash killed Ervin Jermaine Gamble, Jr., 27, of Lake City, according to Florence County Coroner Keith Von Lutcken.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Gamble was traveling south in a 2007 Chevrolet pick-up on North Jones Road and was hit by a 1997 GMC pick-up when he disregarded a stop sign.

Two passengers in Gamble's truck and two passengers in the GMC pick-up were taken to local hospitals with minor injuries.

Gamble was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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