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Occupants Of SC Truck That Crashed Were Shot

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File photo of EMS. (Credit: Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

File photo of EMS. (Credit: Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

LORIS, S.C. (AP) — Horry County police are investigating a death in which two occupants of a truck that crashed in Loris had been shot.

Lt. Robert Kegler says the truck smashed into a utility pole late Wednesday.

Coroner Robert Edge says the passenger, 24-year-old David Blanton of Loris, died at the scene from a single gunshot wound.

The driver is being treated at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach and was last listed in stable condition. The driver’s name has not been released.

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