Lanes Reopen After Deadly I-77 Crash

CHESTER, SC– Southbound lanes of I-77 remain closed tonight in Chester County as crews work to clean up the mess from a deadly wreck.

The chain reaction accident happened around 3:20 Thursday afternoon near exit 65.

The Highway Patrol says two people died. The crash involved six vehicles.

Two tractor trailers burst into flames, burning grass nearby.

The names of the victims have not been released, and there’s no word what caused the chain reaction.