UPDATE: Arrest in Church Street wreck that claims Loris woman

By DEUCE NIVEN

UPDATE: Dec. 2
    Criminal charges were filed Tuesday in a pre-Thanksgiving crash that claimed the life of Loris resident Marva Edge, Loris Police Department Interim Chief Lt. Karen Shepherd said.
    Tyshawn Antwan Brown, 20, of Bryant Road, Sumpter, was charged with felony driving under the influence resulting in death, felony driving under the influence resulting in serious bodily injury, and driving without a license, an LPD report by Officer Eric Stevens said.
    Brown was behind the wheel of a 1998 Ford Explorer, which slammed into the driver’s side of a 2003 GMC Envoy driven by Edge on Church Street just before 8 p.m. last Wednesday, the report said.
    Brown was jailed at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center near Conway, Shepherd said.
    For more on this story see Wednesday’s Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.

Nov. 26
    A two-car crash that claimed the life of a Loris woman and sent two other people to the hospital Tuesday night remained under investigation at mid-day Wednesday, Loris Police Department Interim Chief Karen Shepherd said.
    Marva Edge, 53, died while being taken to the hospital following the 9:45 p.m. crash on Church Street in Loris, Horry County Deputy Coroner Tony Hendrick said.
    Troopers from the South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Accident Reconstruction Team are assisting the LPD to determine just what happened, Shepherd said.
    Edge was alone in her car, with both occupants of the other vehicle apparently suffering serious injuries, Shepherd said. They were transferred to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, a regional trauma center.
    For more on this story see the Dec. 3 Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.

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