PICKENS, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say 6-year-old twin boys who weren’t wearing seatbelts have died in a South Carolina wreck and their mother is charged with driving under the influence.
The Highway Patrol said the head-on crash happened around 10 p.m. Sunday on State Highway 183 west of Pickens.
Troopers say Jennifer Knox struck a Kia head on while trying to pass a vehicle towing a boat in her BMW.
Troopers say the BMW flipped on its top, skidded and then hit a ditch, ejecting the children and Knox who was also not wearing a seatbelt.
Authorities say 6-year-old Dylan Clark and 6-year-old Camryn Clark of Seneca were killed.
Troopers say Knox was taken by helicopter to the hospital. She faces two counts of felony DUI resulting in death, child endangerment and other charges.
According to FOX Carolina, upon her release, Knox will be transported to the Pickens County Detention Center. The father of the two boys will have the bodies sent back to Florida for funeral arrangements. His family set up a GoFundMe here.