Three victims identified in deadly Barwell County crash


Barnwell, SC (WJBF) – South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Barnwell County.

It happened on Heritage Highway in the Elko area shortly after 6:00p.m.

Officers say two  vehicles were going east when a third car, driving in the opposition direction, swerved into the eastbound lane.

That car hit the two other vehicles.

The driver and two passengers in one vehicle were killed in the crash.

They’ve been identified as George Counts Sr., George Counts Jr. and Cynthia Counts.
The driver who hit the two vehicles was taken to Augusta University in serious condition.
The accident is still under investigation.
NewsChannel 6 will continue to keep you updated.

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