Richardson said the deputies and two patients began the trip that afternoon from a hospital near Conway, where tributaries of the Pee Dee River are overflowing their banks.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the incident.
"It can be assumed he did" drive around a barricade, Sheriff Phillip Thompson said, adding that investigators want to know why the deputies made a decision to disregard the safety measure.
A woman who answered the phone at a number listed for Flood told a reporter he didn't want to talk to anyone. One patient was from Waccamaw Mental Health and the other was from the Loris Hospital.
The Lumber River as of September 19 was still in "major" flood stage in several places, according to the National Weather Service.
Floodwaters in North Carolina were still quite high as of September 19.
Thompson said he did not think the women were in restraints in the back of the van, noting that restraints are used for combative patients "and I understand they were not". The two deaths will push Florence's toll across three states to almost 40 victims.
Cooper warned that the flooding is far from over and will get worse in places.
"I know that it is a very sad situation so ive just been praying for the victims and the families of the victims", said Martin.
North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of Hurricane Florence evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet.
Several roads in the area were closed due to flooding.
'Tonight's incident is a tragedy, ' he said.
The bodies of the two women were recovered on Wednesday, almost 24 hours after the event began, from the submerged van in the Little Pee Dee River.
Richardson said the incident happened on Pee Dee Island Road off U.S. Highway 76 outside of Nichols.
"Despite persistent and ongoing efforts, floodwater rose rapidly and the deputies were unable to open the doors to reach the individuals inside the van", Thompson said.
The sheriff's deputies survived after rescue teams arrived on the scene and brought them to safety.
The van was carrying the detainees to a different facility in Darlington, South Carolina when it was overtaken by flood waters on Tuesday.
The Marion County Coroner has confirmed the deaths of both detainees, who have not been identified.
Investigators are in the early stages of conducting interviews and gathering evidence, SLED spokesman Thom Berry said.
Another Democrat on the panel, Sen. "That is one of the signs of lunacy, believing something that isn't real", DiGenova said. The lawyers wrote that Ford, who is now a college professor in California , wants to co-operate with the committee.
At about the same time on October 3 , FEMA will also run a test of the Emergency Alert System on television and radio. The test message will be similar to regular monthly EAS test messages with which the public is familiar.
The DOJ requested documents, they have them now, and soon we'll all be able to put this behind us, says Tesla. The news comes on top of prior reports of a civil probe by the Securities and Exchange Commission .
Ford doesn't show on Monday, she will lose any credibility she might have and the committee and full Senate should follow Sen. Brett Kavanaugh , Mark Judge, and Patrick Smyth went to an all-boys prep school.
"We've got a tough few games coming up - Chelsea , who have a 100 per cent record, and Southampton at the weekend", he said. Alexander-Arnold was part of the Liverpool FC team that lost 3-1 to Real Madrid in the Champions League final back in May.
It's not the first time Winston, a Heisman Trophy victor at Florida State, has faced allegations of sexual assault. A call to the Buccaneers offices after business hours Tuesday was not immediately returned.
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A woman was taken out of the building screaming and said it was "a devastating loss", the report said. The motive for the shooting, which appears to have unfolded in an office building, is not yet known.
The researchers are not recommending that if you are healthy and taking daily aspirin you should necessarily stop. A new study confirms aspirin does not help prevent a first heart attack in older adults or prolong your lifespan .
Apple said the EKG feature will be available to USA customers later this year, an indication that it may not be ready for launch. With the launch the new Apple Watch , the company has now reduced the price of its past year launched Apple Watch Series 3 .
Soon, she married her husband in a nearby coastal town, and they bought a classic Eichler home in Palo Alto and had two sons. Feinstein said she did not disclose the allegation to the committee out of respect for Ford's request to remain anonymous.
She went a step further, saying the USA has proof Russian Federation violated sanctions by helping North Korea get oil and coal. Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
Griezmann: I am at the top with Messi, Ronaldo
Interestingly, Messi and Ronaldo have claimed the last 10 Ballon d'Ors awards and are showing no signs of quitting any time soon. Antoine Griezmann thinks he's already on par with the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo .
Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper set to leave prison
The parole board stated Barzee completed her sentence, and despite public outrage and protest, will be released on September 19. Mitchell , who believed in polygamy, might have been attempting to build a collection of wives, authorities said.