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2 killed in collision with Benton truck driver

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say two South Carolina residents died en route to a wedding as their car collided with a tractor-trailer.

Anderson County Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman says 21-year-old Dakota Mitchell and 18-year-old Brittany Schoen, both of Belton, died on impact about 4 p.m. Saturday.

Both were wearing seat belts.

Troopers say a Freightliner struck Mitchell's Chevrolet Malibu after Mitchell pulled out into an intersection to cross South Carolina Highway 28 about 9 miles from Anderson.

The truck driver, 38-year-old Charleston Stephens of Benton, Tenn., was not injured.

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