Two deputies tried to help the victims, but the floodwater rapidly rose and the deputies couldn't open the doors, according to the sheriff's office.
The sheriff's deputies survived after rescue teams arrived on the scene and brought them to safety.
Sheriff Phillip Thompson told WPDE that, contrary to some early reports, the women were not shackled.
The coroner in neighboring Marion County confirmed the two deceased patients were female, and the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the incident, according to the statement.
Richardson said the van came across rising water and was carried off the road.
Hershberger told the station she took her mother ― who was diagnosed with schizophrenia ― to Waccamaw Center for Mental Health on Tuesday to meet with a therapist.
"At this time, the recovery effort is ongoing, and the transportation vehicle can not be removed due to rising waters and risky conditions", the sheriff's office said. "We get an order to transport to a facility, that's what we do", Thompson said, reported the Myrtle Beach Sun News.
Newton had posted on her Facebook page, last updated in 2014, that she had been previously hospitalized for mental illness.
Green's sister added, "The officers were on - what appears to be - a completely closed off, flooded road".
She said her mother was a trusting person who was betrayed by the deputies.
Yesterday afternoon, this news outlet was tracking a live webcam of the river sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) when we noticed the bridges spanning the Great Pee Dee were under siege from rising floodwaters ...
Harrowing police scanner audio provides details of the efforts to save the women, who could be heard talking as rescuers scrambled to save them.
Those waters have risen another two feet (at least) since that picture was taken ... "We are fully cooperating with the State Law Enforcement Division to support their investigation of this event". The two deaths will push Florence's toll across three states to almost 40 victims.
Manchester City were Champions League favourites before the first round of group stage matches got underway. Samuel Umtiti was then sent off for Barca after picking up a second yellow card, but the damage was done.
Shooting guard Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves , The Athletic reported Wednesday afternoon. Butler is downplaying his fractured relationship with Towns as a reason for wanting a trade, league sources said .
Antonio Valencia has been ruled out by United boss Jose Mourinho , who has reservations about the Swiss team's artificial pitch. Manchester United heads to Switzerland to face Young Boys in their Champions League opener on Wednesday.
Canberra , Sep 20 (IANS) An Australian woman was in a critical condition on Thursday after being attacked by a shark. The area is a popular spot on the Great Barrier Reed for people who take sailing trips from Hamilton Island.
Britain will leave the bloc on March 29, 2019, with or without a deal, unless an extension to the 2-year leaving period is agreed. The pound fell on May's comments, which seemed to make the prospect of an economically disruptive "no deal" Brexit more likely.
While the iPhone X used this for portrait mode photos and Face ID smarts, it topped out at 600 billion operations per second. Both the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are equipped with 4 GB of RAM , while the iPhone XR is equipped with 3 GB of RAM .
As an example - earlier this year, it teamed up with the home builder Lennar to add Echo speakers in some new homes. An Alexa-powered microwave oven could possibly allow users to start/stop the microwave, and set cooking times.
Republican leader John Cornyn of Texas noted that Ford has admitted she doesn't remember some details of the incident. Democrats, starting with ranking Senate Judiciary Committee member Dianne Feinstein, wanted to protect her privacy.
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"These are serious allegations that need to be looked at closely by the committee before any other action is taken", Blunt said . Susan Collins, R-Maine, tweeted Monday that Kavanaugh and Ford "should both testify under oath before the Judiciary Committee".
Pearce: Hazard Can Score 40 Goals With City Or Liverpool
Declan Rice played a key role in the win against Everton , controlling midfield and stopping the the defence becoming exposed. Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who has recovered from a recent calf injury, was however included in the travelling party.
GOP says time running out for Kavanaugh accuser to talk
She's done several things that indicate she sincerely believes she's accurately described something that really happened. It would certainly be understandable if Ford decided not to go through the brutal spectacle of a committee hearing.
Sony Unveils The PlayStation Classic, A PS1 Mini Remake
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Court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter
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Wilson, Seahawks fumble away winnable game vs. Bears
It was his first interception since 2015 with the New York Giants . "When you're hungry for quarterbacks, you've got a ..." He has a habit of "seeing ghosts" when sitting back in the pocket and it seems to only compound after a few mistakes.