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The five people who died in a single car accident Friday night in Darlington County have been identified by Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.
The deceased are Leonard Rouse, 52, of Darlington; Nakisha Rouse, 14, of Darlington; Chikari Douglas Rouse, 28,
of Hartsville; Baby Boy Douglas Graham; and the unborn child of Chikari Douglas Rouse.
One of the 11 occupants of the vehicle was in labor and was being driven to an area hospital for the delivery of the child, according to reports given to Hardee.
“This collision represents largest loss of life in a single collision in over 20 years in Darlington County,” Hardee wrote in a news release.
The vehicle was going east on Rogers Road, ran off the right side of the road and struck a drainage culvert.
All 11 occupants were ejected from the vehicle. The driver died at the scene, according to the patrol. Two passengers died at McLeod Medical Center. None of these three victims was wearing a seat belt, according to the patrol.