South Carolina

One Dead, Two Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on US 521 in Lancaster County, SC

January 2, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
South Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
US 521
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), undisclosed injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle struck rear-end of the semi-truck as it was reversing

What Happened

South Carolina Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed one person and injured two others on Hwy 521 in Lancaster County, SC on January 2nd, 2019. Police say the accident involved two vehicles, including a semi-truck. The accident occurred when the semi-truck was rear-ended while reversing into a private drive. The driver of the other vehicle was killed. Two passengers were hospitalized with injuries. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

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