Two girls die in Marlboro County wreck

Highway Patrol says a 12-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl died in a crash in Marlboro County Thursday.

It happened just after 5pm on Hebron Dunbar Road off Highway 9 near Clio.

Corporal Paul Brouthers tells NewsChannel 15 the girls were riding in a van when the driver lost control in a curve, ran off the road, and overturned.

He says the 12 and 14-year-old girls were not wearing seat belts.

The driver was wearing a seat belt and was not hurt.

Highway Patrol's special accident investigation team is investigating the crash.

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