An Anderson University assistant baseball coach is in jail and accused of driving under the influence after authorities said a carload of people were involved in a deadly wreck Saturday.
Riley Christopher McDermott, 24, of Davie, Florida, was charged with felony DUI resulting in death, according to an arrest warrant.
The warrant and authorities allege that McDermott was on Williamston Road just after midnight Saturday when the Ford pickup he was driving crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Nissan Altima, killing the driver.
University spokesman Barry Ray confirmed that McDermott is an assistant baseball coach at the school.
McDermott was booked into Anderson city jail, where he will be arraigned Monday and face an additional five counts of felony DUI, said Anderson police Lt. Mike Aikens.
The accident happened in front of Anderson University's Stringer Commons, a new dormitory that sits just outside the main campus, authorities said.
The driver of the Nissan, 22-year-old Corey Austin Simmonds of Greenville, died at the scene, according to the Anderson County Coroner's Office.
Also killed at the scene was Amber Hope Perkins, 17, of Williamston, said Deputy Coroner Don McCown.
Jessica Ann Roberts, 20, of Iva, was extricated from the car and later died at the hospital, McCown said.
Her sister, Samantha D. Roberts, 17, of Anderson, was injured but in stable condition, the Coroner's Office said.
A 12-year-old McCown identified as Perkins' sister was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where she was in critical condition.
The pickup's passenger, Ralph Willard Van Nostrand, 28, of Kentucky, had to be extricated from the vehicle and is also in critical condition, McCown said.
Nostrand is an assistant soccer coach at Anderson University, according to the school.
Romando Dixson contributed.