Beaufort County school officials identify teen victims of fatal accident in Bluffton

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) – Beaufort County School officials identify the victims of a fatal accident on Bluffton Parkway as Noah Fedele, 17, and Samuel Bougus, 19.

Fedele transferred to Bluffton High in November of last year and Bougus graduated months after.

Bluffton High School Principal Denise Garison sends the following statement about the victims:

“Bobcat Nation is greatly saddened today by the loss of two former students. Noah and Sam were well-known to many of our students and staff, and our heart-felt thoughts and prayers go out to their families and friends.”

Flowers have been placed at the scene of the accident.


BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) – Bluffton City officials made an announcement last night, May 15, around 11 p.m. that Bluffton Parkway was closed in both directions at Pinecrest Drive due to a fatal accident.

Bluffton Police posted an update on their Facebook page around 2 a.m. today, May 16, announcing that westbound lanes of Bluffton Parkway are now open, but eastbound lanes of Bluffton Parkway outside the entrance of Pinecrest will remain closed due to a sink hole.

News 3 will continue to follow this story.

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