BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) – UPDATE: The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed four fatalities in a crash that closed the McTeer Bridge in Port Royal for hours on Saturday.
Beaufort County Coroner Edward Allen confirmed the following people were pronounced dead at the scene:
- 36-year-old Lashay Tikia Doe
- 16-year-old Jashawn Hawkins
- 6-year-old Alonzo Houston
- 3-year-old Cameron Perry
All four people were from Burton.
BCSO says the vehicle the victims were traveling in ended up in the water during the crash.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Port Royal Police Department and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a crash on the McTeer Bridge in Port Royal.
BCSO says the crash, involving one vehicle, may have possible injuries.
All lanes of the McTeer Bridge are blocked by vehicles involved in the crash and emergency vehicles.
Motorists are asked to use Woods Memorial Bridge until further notice.
News 3 will have updates.