Two deaths on Hwy. 29 over weekend


Two people died in separate incidents on Highway 29 this past weekend. Charlotte Gray, a thirty eight year old woman from Liberty Texas was struck by three vehicles while walking along the highway near the intersection of Welcome Road.
The incident occurred at approximately 10:37 Friday evening. She was declared dead at the scene after suffering traumatic injuries. Coroner Don McCown said that preliminary indications are that alcohol was involved, but toxicology reports are pending. No charges were filed against the motorists involved, but the investigation by SCHP is ongoing.
In an incident on Saturday at approximately 1:45 a.m. Brandon Christopher Fennell, 29, apparently attempted to evade a traffic stop. He hit an embankment and then a tree. He was declared dead several hours after being transported to AnMed Hospital. His place of residence is unknown, according to Coroner McCown. “We really don’t know if he is even from South Carolina at this time.” The investigation is ongoing, and while preliminary indications are that alcohol and drugs were involved, toxicology reports are pending.