UPDATED ON 6: Victims In Fatal Aiken County Crash Identified - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken News, Weather, Sports

UPDATED ON 6: Victims In Fatal Aiken County Crash Identified

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Photo of the scene of a deadly accident in Jackson, South Carolina which occurred on the morning of Thursday, September 19th Photo of the scene of a deadly accident in Jackson, South Carolina which occurred on the morning of Thursday, September 19th
Aiken County, SC -

 

***UPDATED at 12:44 P.M. on Friday, September 20th***

The victims in a deadly Aiken County crash that happened Thursday morning have been identified.

Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton tells us the names of the victims are 73-year-old Larry Hicks, of Beech Island, and 84-year-old Martha Barsh, of Jackson.

Carlton says both victims were pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle collision that happened at the intersection of Atomic Road (Highway 125) at Tisdale Street, in Jackson.

Carlton says Hicks had stopped his 2014 Ford pickup truck at the stop sign on Tisdale Street, then proceeded into the intersection where he struck a southbound Peterbilt semi truck driven by Theondra Ransom, of Jackson. Both Hicks and Barsh died from multiple body trauma as a result of the impact. Ransom was not injured.

This crash is being investigated by the Aiken County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Toxicology results are pending.

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***POSTED at 5:14 P.M. on Thursday, September 19th***

Two people are dead after a Thursday morning accident in Aiken County.

The accident happened just before 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 125 and Tisdale Street in Jackson, South Carolina.

Authorities say the crash involved an 18-wheeler and pick-up truck.

The 18-wheeler's passenger was killed, as was the pick-up truck's driver. The driver of the 18 wheeler is expected to be okay.

The names of the victims have not been released, at this time.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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