Beaufort High student, Beaufort resident die in Okatie crash

An accident lead to the death of two Beaufort locals on Tuesday, October 2, near 10 p.m.

The accident on S.C. 170 Okatie Highway involved three cars and Beaufort High senior Richard Allen Rottet, 17, and Beaufort's Jason Charles Anderson, 27, died in the accident.

The Island Packet offers a report (read that here) and WTOC 11 offers a reaction report on Rottet's death (watch that here).

The high school has seen a number of tragedies this year, in June a rising senior drowned, and in April two students died in a car accident.

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