An engaged couple died in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning in Horry County, authorities said.
The two people who died were identified Tristan Loggie and Taylor Mitcheltree, Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden said in a news release.
Both of them were 21 years old and living in Galivants Ferry at the time of the wreck. They both died of injuries they sustained in the crash.
Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the wreck happened around 5:45 a.m. Saturday.
A 2013 Ford F-150 was traveling south on Nichols Highway when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
Lee said one occupant was ejected and another occupant was trapped due to the crash. Neither of them were wearing seat belts.
There are serious injuries at a vehicle vs. tree accident in the area of Gerald Drive and S. Nichols Highway.Please avoid the area as #HCFR crews and @SCDPS_PIO work this scene.The call was dispatched at 5:49 a.m. pic.twitter.com/duIynvvqyQ— Horry SC Fire Rescue (@hcfirerescue) April 4, 2020