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2 killed in Jackson crash

JACKSON, SC (WFXG) -

Update:

Atomic Road in Jackson has opened back up but earlier, a much different scene, when a collision caused the immediate death of two people.

Officers said they got an unfortunate call this morning.

"Approximately 8:36 this morning, I was notified of a wreck on Highway 125, at the intersection of Tisdale Street," said Andy Keller of the Jackson Police Department.

Officer Keller said the wreck involved a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler.

"The 18-wheeler was traveling south on Highway 125. The pick-up truck pulled out off of Tisdale Street, into the path of the truck and was t-boned," Keller said.

Keller said the driver of the pick-up truck, Larry Hicks, 73, and his passenger, Martha Ann Barsh, 84, died instantly.

Keller said this is the largest accident Jackson has seen in a while and that this is a sad day for their community.

Original:

Two people were killed in a crash Thursday morning on Atomic Road in Jackson, according to officials at town hall.

The crash happened around 8:36 a.m. near Tisdale Street and involved an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck.

A spokesperson for the Jackson Police Department has confirmed the identity of the victims as being Larry Hicks, 73, of Beech Island, and Martha Barsha, 84, of Jackson. The spokesperson said the victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler is not suffering from any injuries at this time. No charges will be filed because the spokesperson said the pickup truck was at fault in the crash.

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