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A teenager and man were killed in a three-vehicle crash on Tuesday night. A teenager and man were killed in a three-vehicle crash on Tuesday night.
BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

The drivers who were killed in a crash Tuesday night in Beaufort County have been identified.

Richard Rottet, 17, and Charles Jason Anderson, 27, were killed in the three-vehicle crash that occurred at SC Hwy 170 near Old Baileys Road.

Rottet was a student at Beaufort High School. Anderson would have turned 28 on Oct. 6.

Authorities said a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier was headed west on SC 170 when it crossed the center line and hit another 2002 Chevrolet sedan head-on that was traveling eastbound.

A 2002 Mitsubishi  that was following the Chervrolet head eastbound was also involved. Authorities said that driver Joseph Owens was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital. His condition is not yet known.

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