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Car crashes into home and catches fire killing father and son

Published: Sep. 24, 2016 at 1:50 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 26, 2016 at 10:26 AM EDT
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A car crashed into a home in Elgin early Saturday morning catching fire and claiming the lives...
A car crashed into a home in Elgin early Saturday morning catching fire and claiming the lives of a father and his son. (Source: WISTV)

ELGIN, SC (WIS) - A car crashed into a home in Elgin early Saturday morning, catching fire and claiming the lives of a father and his son.

Kershaw County Coroner David West identified the victims as Timothy Milliner, 46, and his son Maurice Milliner, 27.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say the crash happened on Tookie Doo Lane at 4:53 a.m. Saturday morning. The car was traveling north on Cherokee Road, according to troopers, when the driver disregarded a stop sign and crashed into the home in the 1000 block of Tookie Doo Lane.

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Both men who were killed were inside the car. Troopers say the men were entrapped in the vehicle after it collided with the home and caught fire.  A third person was also in the car but we are told he got out just before the crash.

WIS is told two people were inside the home when it caught fire as a result of the crash. They were able to make it out okay.

The collision remains under investigation by Highway Patrol.

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