LORIS, SC (WMBF) - Two Loris brothers died and one man was arrested and charged after a deadly crash December 22.
Miles Waddell, 17, died as a result of multiple trauma caused by the accident, Coroner Darris Fowler said. He died eight days following the crash.
Christopher Waddell, 26, also died in the crash December 23
Craig Austin Livingston, 32, has been charged with two counts felony driving under the influence resulting in death and obtaining an open container of beer or wine in a vehicle, according to Corporal Sonny Collins with Highway Patrol.
South Carolina Highway Patrol reported the accident at 8:15 p.m December 22. According to troopers, a 1998 Ford Explorer was traveling southbound on Red Bluff Road when it crossed over the center line and struck a 2007 Jeep Cherokee traveling northbound.
Livingston, the driver of the Ford was taken to the hospital for injuries and Christopher, the driver of the jeep was killed, according to Corporal Sonny Collins.