North Carolina man killed in head-on crash in Florence County, coroner says

Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 9:40 AM EDT
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FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) - A 55-year-old from North Carolina was killed after a head-on crash in Florence County late Saturday.

Master Trooper Gary Miller with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the wreck happened just after 11 p.m. on Alligator Road near Twin Church Road, just south of Florence.

Miller said a 2018 Infiniti SUV and a 2004 Chevy Tahoe collided as they traveled in opposite directions on Alligator Road.

The passenger in the SUV, Jerry Lee Vaughn, 55, of Murfreesboro, NC was killed in the crash, Florence County Coroner Keith vonLutcken said.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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