Pawleys Island wreck victim identified

Published: Sep. 25, 2011 at 10:41 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2011 at 3:25 PM EDT
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PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) - An accident Sunday afternoon has claimed one life and injured one more in Georgetown County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, seventy-four year old Donald Lacy was turning out of a shopping center and onto Highway 17 around 2 p.m. Sunday when his car was struck by another vehicle traveling northbound, causing the first vehicle to overturn.

According to Georgetown Coroner Kenny Johnson, Lacy was taken to MUSC where he later died of injuries sustained.  The passenger was transported to Georgetown Hospital.  His condition is unknown at this time.

The other vehicle was driven by a Mount Pleasant man. Both the driver and passenger were wearing their seatbelts and did not need medical attention.

This incident is still under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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