GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Greenville County Coroner’s Office officials said two teens died following a crash Tuesday on North Pleasantburg Drive.
South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Joe Hovis said the crash occurred just after 12:35 a.m.
The coroner’s office said three Wade Hampton High School students were driving on North Pleasantburg Drive, headed towards Rutherford Road, when the driver of the Ford Explorer lost control.
During the crash, the vehicle overturned and two teens were ejected from the SUV, according to the coroner’s office.
Hovis said the driver of the vehicle was wearing a seat belt, but the two passengers were not wearing seat belts and both were ejected.
All three students were taken to Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital for their injuries.
The coroner’s office said two teens died at the hospital following the crash. Grant Edward Harrelson, 16, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday at about 10:16 p.m. Emma Frances Calder, 16, of Greenville, passed away Thursday at about 1:10 a.m.
There is no word on the third student’s injuries.
The coroner’s office and South Carolina Highway Patrol will continue to investigate the crash.