DARLINGTON, S.C. — Officials have released the names of the five people who died in a weekend wreck in South Carolina.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol said eight other people were hurt in the wreck Friday night in Darlington County.
The victims have been identified as 52-year-old Leonard Rouse of Darlington, 14-year-old Nakisha Rouse of Darlington, 28-year-old Chikari Douglas-Rouse of Hartsville, her unborn child and a baby boy identified only as Douglas-Graham, also from Hartsville.
The coroner’s office said one woman was in labor and was headed to a hospital when the wreck happened. The Highway Patrol says everyone was thrown from the vehicle when the car ran off the side of a road and hit a drainage ditch and overturned.