Coroner identifies 2nd teen victim of fatal Greer wreck - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner identifies 2nd teen victim of fatal Greer wreck

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Hammett Bridge Road is blocked in front of the Riverside Middle. (July 9, 2014/FOX Carolina) Hammett Bridge Road is blocked in front of the Riverside Middle. (July 9, 2014/FOX Carolina)
Hammett Bridge Road is blocked in front of the Riverside Middle. (July 9, 2014/FOX Carolina) Hammett Bridge Road is blocked in front of the Riverside Middle. (July 9, 2014/FOX Carolina)
The Greenville County Sheriff's Office incident command unit is on scene.  (July 9, 2014/FOX Carolina) The Greenville County Sheriff's Office incident command unit is on scene. (July 9, 2014/FOX Carolina)
GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Firefighters and first responders were called to a car fire in Greer on Wednesday morning that police said killed two teens and injured a third.

Dispatch said the accident was reported just before 6:15 a.m. along Hammett Bridge Road in front of Riverside Middle School.

Greer police Lt. Jim Holcombe said the single-vehicle wreck injured two people, and a third person died at the scene.

Greer Fire Chief Chris Harvey said firefighters were able to knock down the fire, but a passenger died while the driver and another passenger were found outside of the car.

Coroner B. Parks Evans said bystanders were able to help the driver and rear seat passenger out of the car. He said the front seat passenger was trapped inside the car and died at the scene.

The driver later died at the hospital and the third person was flown to the Augusta Burn Center in Georgia, according to Holcombe.

Evans identified the driver as 16-year-old Andrew Chase Jackson, of Greer.

Holcombe said the driver did not have a driver's license or a learner's permit.

Evans identified the front seat passenger who died as 17-year-old Aaron Jeffrey Al-Rawi Jones, of Taylors. The coroner said the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the chest.

Investigators do not know how the teen got the car, but it was not reported stolen, according to Holcombe.

Holcombe said they will do speed and compression tests on the car to determine exactly how fast they were going, but they estimate the car was going between 70 and 80 mph in a 35 mph zone at this time.

A vigil will be held for the three victims at the scene of the accident at 9 p.m. on Friday night.

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