4 people killed in two-vehicle crash that shut down I-77 south in Chester County

The crash was first reported by the YCSO around 7 a.m.
Four people were killed in a head-on collision on I-77 in Chester County.
Published: Sep. 11, 2022 at 9:13 AM EDT
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YORK COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) - Part of I-77 south in York/Chester County was shut down for multiple hours due to a multi-vehicle crash that left four people dead on Sunday morning.

According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, a two-vehicle crash took place around 3:10 a.m. on I-77 southbound near the 69-mile marker.

A 2012 Honda Civic with four passengers including the driver was traveling south a 2014 Chevrolet Auto pickup with a single driver crashed head-on with the Honda.

The driver and two passengers in the Honda were killed, and the driver of the Chevrolet also died.

The driver of the Honda was identified as Treshawn Simmons and the passengers that died were identified as Daniel Ewing III and Thomas Grant III, according to the Chester County coroner.

Another passenger in the Honda was seatbelted and taken to an area hospital.

The name of the Chevrolet’s driver has not yet been released.

Officials say a third vehicle was involved and that a woman broke her leg after she got out of the car. She was also taken to an area hospital.

Exit 73 to Exit 65 was shut down for seven hours.

Richburg Fire-Rescue posted on Facebook that as of 10:05 a.m., all lanes were cleared and traffic is in the process of flowing again.

More information will be provided when available.

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