Fatal Encounters

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Carlos Antonio Douglas

Name: Carlos Antonio Douglas
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black
Date: 09/30/2021
Location: Freedom Boulevard and Pamplico Highway
Florence, South Carolina, 29505
County: Florence
Agency: Florence County Sheriff's Office
Cause of Death: Vehicle
Intended Use of Force: Deadly force
Media summary: About 3:20 a.m., a deputy spotted a car driving 90 mph on Alligator Road. The deputy activated the blue lights and siren and tried to stop the vehicle. The deputy reportedly backed off the pursuit as the vehicle approached a red light at an intersection. Shortly after going through the intersection, police said the vehicle lost control, crossed the median, ran through a fence surrounding a retention pond and went into the water. Carlos Antonio Douglas was killed.
Unique ID: 31030

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