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Update September 26: ABC News 4 is reporting that Deaton's injuries have proved fatal.
First reporting September 25: Two friends and former Wando High School students that shared a past connection in high profile student armed robberies now also share connections for both being involved in tragic accidents.
Sean Deaton, 22, is in critical condition after being struck by a SUV on U.S. 17 in West Ashley; read the story on that.
A map of the two incidents: