Sharpes Hill, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County Coroner Maragert Fisher has identified the two individuals who died last night in a collision that occurred in the 2900 block of Sharpes Hill Road near Gaston. The wreck happened at approximately 8:00 p.m., bringing rescuers from across the south region of the county to assist in any way they could.
According to Coroner Fisher, Gary W. McDonald, 60, and Henry Trey King, 20, both of Gaston, were pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the collision. The two men,who were travelling in the same vehicle, were both killed as a result of the impact.
The driver and three passengers from the other vehicle were transported to an area hospital; their conditions are unknown at this time.
The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.