’Serious’ 18-wheeler crash kills 3, shuts down parts of I-95 and Hwy 76 near Timmonsville

’Serious’ 18-wheeler crash kills 3, shuts down parts of I-95 and Hwy 76 near Timmonsville
Authorities are on the scene of a serious accident that’s causing delays in the Pee Dee Saturday. (Source: WMBF News)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Authorities say a serious accident caused delays in the Pee Dee Saturday.

Official say a ‘serious’ wreck involving a car and an 18-wheeler shut down multiple lanes on I-95 and Highway 76 going toward Timmonsville.

The Florence County Coroner’s Office tells WMBF News three people have been killed as a result of the crash.

Those three victims were identified Sunday as Brent Everett Cornell, 30, of Virginia, Emily Helen Forcke. 30, of Virginia and Deborah Lynn Scott, 53, of Virginia.

The coroner’s office said Cornell and Forcke were in one of the vehicles and Scott was in a separate one. The two parties were not traveling together.

Authorities say the wreck has shut down the area of I-95 and Hwy 76 near Timmonsville.
Authorities say the wreck has shut down the area of I-95 and Hwy 76 near Timmonsville. (Source: WMBF News)

Officials say the driver of the 18-wheeler came across the median around 11:00 a.m Saturday, colliding with two vehicles headed southbound on I-95.

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