- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 3, 2015

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Two Walterboro residents have died in a wreck on Hilton Head Island as they were fleeing from Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies.

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported (https://bit.ly/1M3r3Qa) that the wreck happened Sunday night when their car hit a tree.

Coroner David Ott said 30-year-old Kevin Benjamin Williams and 24-year-old Latrice Ferguson died at the scene.

A sheriff’s report said an officer had tried to stop Williams’ car after getting a report about a suspicious vehicle at an apartment complex. The report said Williams drove away when an officer tried to question him.

Autopsies were planned Tuesday at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

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Information from: The Island Packet, https://www.islandpacket.com

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