Both happened Monday morning in the southeastern part of the state.
The patrol says Raul Sinckler was thrown from his pickup truck when he lost control on an icy bridge. The truck hit a guardrail, overturned and caught fire. Two passengers were injured.
In Cherokee County, 53-year-old Rhonda Kay Tyree of Scammon died when she lost control of her sport utility vehicle on an icy bridge and swerved into the path of a tractor-trailer. That accident happened around 7:40 a.m. on U.S. 160, just west of Columbia.
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