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Brothers killed after car hits tree in Marion

November 21, 2017 01:17 PM

Two brothers are dead after a crash in the Town of Marion Monday night.

Deputies say they were called to the scene of the crash on Ridge Chapel Road Monday evening. We're told the two victims, 16-year-old Evan L. Woodward and 21-year-old Taylor J. Christie, were pronounced dead at the scene.

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Deputies say Woodward, a Marion High School student, was getting a ride home from basketball practice from his half brother when the vehicle went off the road and hit a tree.

The crash follows another fatal accident Sunday night in Marion.

District officials in Marion tell News10NBC: "Grief counselors from our district and neighboring districts will be available as students enter building tomorrow."

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