Coroner identifies 2 people killed in crash involving 18-wheeler near Hartsville

Published: Jul. 8, 2015 at 12:08 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 8, 2015 at 7:22 PM EDT
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DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash involving an 18-wheeler southeast of Hartsville Tuesday evening, according to authorities.

The victims were identified as 27-year-old Romar Barlow and 22-year-old Emily Jackson, both from Hartsville, according to Darlington County Coroner J Todd Hardee.

The accident occurred at about 7:20 p.m. on Highway 15 and Swift Creek Road, a South Carolina Highway Patrol official said. A car on Swift Creek Road disregarded a stop sign and was hit by the tractor-trailer. Both people in the car died, the official confirmed.

Coroner Todd Hardee said the South Carolina Highway Patrol MAIT team is investigating. No charges are expected to be filed.

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