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1:26 am on Tuesday March 6, 2012

New Year's Day house fire claims 21-year-old's life (Update: Home rebuilt)

Update March 6: One year and two months after the fatal fire, remodeling of the home at 108 Smith Street is complete. And hoping to honor his daughter's memory, Olivia Saylor's father, Paul Saylor, spent a night at the home. The Post and Courier...
4:11 am on Monday September 12, 2011

Following fatal I-95 Jasper County crash, driver and seven others flee the scene

Near 7 a.m. on Sunday an SUV with nine people on board crashed in Jasper County after the driver fell allegedly fell asleep and overcorrected. One passenger was thrown from the vehicle and later died. The driver, Jonathan Andrez-Gonzalez Ludvin of...
4:42 am on Wednesday April 27, 2011

Hilton Head Realtor accidentally shoots, kills himself (update: WSAV coverage)

Flickr user publik16 Updated April 27: WSAV caught up with a friend of William Brannon who clearly was shocked by the tragic, accidental death. You can check out the video below. Reported April 26: A Hilton Head Island Realtor who was looking to...
3:44 pm on Wednesday February 16, 2011

Fatal accident on Folly Road injures four, kills one (update: names, no seat belts)

Image by Flickr user davetoasterUpdate February 16: Police have released info that none of the four people injured and one killed yesterday were wearing seat belts. They've also released the names, and the woman that died was 19-year-old Meghan...
7:59 am on Sunday October 31, 2010

Plane from Lady's Island has fatal crash (update: details on last moments)

Flickr user jthetzel Update October 31: The Island Packet has a report with some details about the troublesome weather that day and what may have happened just before Stephen Radke died in the crash; take a read here. Update October 29: Not a whole...
7:00 am on Wednesday October 27, 2010

One dead, one injured after head-on collision with 18-wheeler

Image by Flickr user C.P.StormIn an attempt to elude police on U.S. 17 early this morning, a woman is dead and man is in the hospital after slamming head on into an oncoming 18-wheeler. The driver of the car, Ricky Bostic of Myrtle Beach, had an...
4:21 am on Friday July 23, 2010

Drunken decision to 'slap the train' ends tragically (update: more reporting)

Image by Flickr user country_boy_shane Update July 23: The Post and Courier has followed with a slightly expanded report and a map; take a look here. ABC News 4 has a video report that shows the scene and the last bar Helton was at. Also worth...
4:20 am on Tuesday April 20, 2010

Fatal shooting on America Street (updated)

Image by Flickr user Tony Webster Update April 20: After receiving a knock on my door from Detective Osborne, we've got some more information about last night's shooting. From what I gathered during our brief chat, there are multiple suspects in...
3:23 am on Tuesday September 1, 2009

South Carolina records first swine flu fatality

A 12-year-old Midlands child with very serious underlying health issues has become South Carolina's first swine flu fatality. Around the state, there have been 522 cases of swine flu confirmed, including 61 new cases the week ending August 22. The...
4:25 am on Wednesday December 3, 2008

Man gets $1.8 million bond after 5-car pileup kills one

[gmap markers=blue::32.12387184528523,-81.06742858886719 |zoom=9 |center=32.19653293006282,-81.01593017578125 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] On Saturday morning a five-car accident killed one 56-year-old Jasper County woman...

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