Interstate car wreck kills one and injures another

JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) - In the Lowcountry Saturday night, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating a fatal wreck.

It happened around lunchtime on Interstate 95, northbound, near mile marker twenty-six in Jasper County. According to Highway Patrol, a pick up ran off the interstate, hitting a car that was being loaded onto a tow truck.

The impact caused that car to strike Denise Smith of Seabrook, South Carolina who was standing next to the tow truck.

Another woman standing next to the truck was also hit and killed instantly.

Her name has not been released.

Smith and the driver of the pickup were taken to area hospitals.

No word yet on their conditions.

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