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Coroner identifies 2 killed after chase leads to crash in Anderson Co.

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Scene of fatal collision on McNeely Road at SC 153. (Credit: Chase Lipscomb) Scene of fatal collision on McNeely Road at SC 153. (Credit: Chase Lipscomb)
Scene of fatal collision on McNeely Road at SC 153. (FOX Carolina/May 20, 2018). Scene of fatal collision on McNeely Road at SC 153. (FOX Carolina/May 20, 2018).
Scene of fatal collision on McNeely Road at SC 153. (FOX Carolina/May 20, 2018). Scene of fatal collision on McNeely Road at SC 153. (FOX Carolina/May 20, 2018).
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Anderson County Coroner confirms two people have died following a chase that led to a collision in Powdersville Sunday morning.

Per Coroner Josh Shore, the collision took place at approximately 8 a.m. on McNeely Road at SC 153.

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office confirms a deputy was attempting to perform a traffic stop on an individual for a traffic violation when the driver sped off. A pursuit began and soon after the car wrecked on McNeely Road and struck a tree.

The coroner said the deputy witnessed the driver go through a 4-way intersection without stopping.

Per the coroner, both the driver and a passenger were killed in the collision. Troopers said both occupants were wearing seatbelts. 

The driver was identified as Damian Austin Bailey, 21.The passenger was identified as Lyndsie Terressa Wright, 28. Both from Greenville.

The deputy involved was not injured.

The SC Highway Patrol is leading the investigation.

Stick with FOX Carolina for the latest on this developing story.

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