3 people die in crash in Barnwell County
Three people are dead after a three-vehicle accident in Barnwell County on Friday.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, two vehicles were heading east on Highway 78 in Elko when a third vehicle driving west struck both vehicles just after 6 p.m.
The three occupants of the first vehicle were killed, and the driver of the third was transported to Augusta University Medical Center with serious injuries.
The driver of the second vehicle was not injured.