One person dead following car accident in Barnwell County Friday Night

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Published: Jan. 21, 2023 at 9:17 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 21, 2023 at 9:35 AM EST
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BARNWELL COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A multi-vehicle traffic accident Friday night killed one person in Barnwell County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash involving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox, Ford F150 pickup and Ford F250 pickup.

The crash happened just after 8:30 p.m. Friday when all three vehicles were travelling east on South Carolina Highway 300, and the Ford trucks tried to pass the Chevy Equinox.

Troopers said the F250, hit the back of the Chevy Equinox and the F150 and F250 collided.

The F250 ran off the road and flipped over.

Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said a passenger in the F150 died.