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Coroner identifies 2 women killed after vehicle overturns on Highway 22

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Two women from Orangeburg were killed when a vehicle overturned on Highway 22 between Highway 90 and Highway 905 Thursday night, according to the Horry County Coroner’s Office.

Deputy Coroner Tony Hendrick says Shykimia Lashaye Holman, age 27, and Brianna Michelle Johnson, age 21, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Holman and Johnson were found inside the vehicle, upside down in several feet of water in a ditch, according to Deputy Coroner Hendrick. Both women died from asphyxiation by drowning inside the vehicle.

The accident occurred between 10:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., said Deputy Coroner Tony Hendrick.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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