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One person dead after a car crash in Barnwell County on Friday night

BARNWELL COUNTY, SC (WRDW/WAGT) – One person was killed after a multi-vehicle traffic crash in Barnwell County Friday night.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident involving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox, a Ford F150 pickup and a Ford F250 pickup occurred shortly after 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The accident occurred as the three vehicles were traveling east on South Carolina Highway 300 and the Ford trucks tried to pass the Chevy Equinox.

SCHP said that as he was trying to pass, the F250 struck the rear of the Chevy Equinox. As the F150 was also trying to pass, the driver struck the F250, the truck that struck the Chevy Equinox.

The F250 then skidded off the road and flipped over.

No further information was provided to News 12, but we did contact the South Carolina Highway Patrol to see which driver was killed in the crash.

We also contacted the Barnwell County Coroner for more information on the victim.

Please stay with News 12 as we continue to follow this developing story.

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