Two people identified in fatal moped crash, drunk driver flees scene
FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal accident in Florence early Sunday morning that killed two moped riders on Oliver Road and Land Grant Drive.
SCHP said, a 2006 Chevy trailblazer was traveling South on Oliver Road when the vehicle struck a moped that was also traveling South on Oliver Road that had two riders. Both riders were killed.
The driver of the trailblazer, Henry McKenzie, was charged with two counts of felony DUI resulting in death and leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death.
McKenzie is being held at the Florence Detention Center, according to SCHP.
Coroner Keith VonLutcken identified the first victim as 47-year-old Jerome Green of Effingham. The second victim is identified as 32-year-old Tameika Mclean of Effingham.
The incident is being investigated by the S.C. Highway Patrol and Florence County Coroner's Office.
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