Two dead following collision in Marietta

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — Two people are dead following a collision in Marietta on Saturday night, according to troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The two-vehicle crash happened around 8:30 p.m. on Dacusville Highway near Shipman Road.

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Troopers said an SUV traveling east ran off the side of the road and over-corrected, crossing the center line before colliding with a westbound box truck.

A 19-year-old female passenger in the SUV died at the scene. The coroner's office identified her as Michaela Lynn McKittrick, of Travelers Rest.

The 21-year-old male driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital, where he later died. The coroner identified him as Adam Charles Hewit, of Marietta.

The 70-year-old driving the box truck was injured and also taken to the hospital.

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