According to Fisher, Mr. Timothy Roberts, 44, of Swansea, and Ms. Nicole Beran, 39, of Lexington, were in a stolen vehicle being pursued by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The vehicle collided with a commercial delivery vehicle as it made a left turn.
Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries, and Beran was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. Neither were wearing a seatbelt when the collision occurred, according to the coroner. The driver of the commercial delivery vehicle was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The collision is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.