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Man charged with DUI after accident leaves two dead in West Columbia

Police say two people died as a result of the accident.

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — West Columbia police ask drivers to stay clear of the 12th Street and B Avenue intersection as they respond to a deadly crash. 

According to West Columbia Fire Chief Marquis Solomon, the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 500 block of 12th Street when a four-door car and a truck collided. Police say there are two fatalities as a result of the crash.

Police say they have taken 24-year-old Joshua Yarborough of West Columbia into custody. He is charged with felony driving under the influence, resulting in death and one count of leaving the scene of an accident.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing, according to police.  

Credit: Nate Stanley/WLTX

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