Two Children Crash in a Tragic, Fatal Accident in Orangeburg County, South Carolina
Orangeburg County, South Carolina - A news story published on thetandd.com reports that two children drove the car that was involved in a fatal accident in Neeses, South Carolina.* According to the report, the kids were only ages 9 and 11. At around 10:30 AM, Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies talked with the mother of the one girl who survived the accident.
The mother explained to Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies that she did not know that the two girls took her car for a ride. She explained that the girls were inside of her house at 1 AM when the mother went to bed, and her Chevrolet Cruz was parked in the driveway.
The report states that multiple witnesses at the scene stated they saw the two girls switching driving as the girls "sped up and down the dirt portion of the 3000 block of Ninety Six Road."
Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies talked with the surviving girl while she was receiving medical care at the Regional Medical Center. She stated that her friend was driving the car at the time of the accident.
The fatal accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol with the help of the Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team.
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