2 killed in Dillon County crash involving tractor-trailer on I-95

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Published: Jul. 14, 2021 at 5:08 PM EDT
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DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Two people were killed in a crash on Interstate 95 involving a tractor-trailer on Wednesday, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Master Trooper Brian Lee says the accident happened at 11:35 a.m. near mile marker 179 when a tractor-trailer hit the rear of a 2019 Toyota 4-Runner trying to slow down for traffic.

It then caused both vehicles run off the road to the right and overturn.

The driver and a passenger in the Toyota died, Lee said.

An additional passenger in the Toyota was also airlifted to the hospital, while the driver of the tractor-trailer was also taken to the hospital.

No additional details were provided for each of their conditions.

As of 10:23 p.m. lanes were reopened in the area after several hours of delays and road closures.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the SCHP MAIT Team are investigating the crash.

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