Head-on collision results in 2 fatalities, victims identified

DORCHESTER, S.C. (WCIV) -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened on Highway 17-A around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

SCHP Trooper Sonny Collins said a 1992 Honda Accord was traveling southbound when, for unknown reasons, it crossed the center line hitting a 2013 Kia head on.

The two people in the Accord were not wearing seatbelts and were pronounced dead on the scene.{}{}

The Dorchester County Coroner has identified the deceased driver as 41-year-old Sheldwin Jvon George of Walterboro.{} The deceased passenger is 45-year-old Steven Tyrone Donaldson, also from Walterboro according to the coroner.

The coroner says both men died from head, chest and back trauma.

The driver of the Kia was transported to Medical University Hospital.

A third car was also hit and a passenger in that vehicle was transported to the hospital.

The crash is still under investigation by SCHP.