One killed, two injured in wrong-way crash on Highway 378

One killed, two injured in wrong-way crash on Highway 378
(Source: KMZU)

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One person was killed and two others injured in a wrong-way crash in Florence County early Sunday morning.

According to Tyler Tidwell with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway 378 near Treehaven Rd. just south of Florence around 2:55 a.m.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as Damien Anreco Epps, 27, of Lake City.

Tidwell said a tractor-trailer was headed east on the highway when it collided with a car traveling on the wrong side of the road.

The driver of the tractor-trailer and the driver of the car were both taken to a nearby hospital for injuries. Epps was the passenger of the car.

South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

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