Coroner identifies 3 victims in Nexton Parkway crash

Updated: Oct. 13, 2020 at 1:23 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office identified the three Summerville people killed Sunday afternoon in a crash.

Chad Freeman, 49; Andrea Freeman, 48; and Meredith Freeman, 74; all from Summerville, died from injuries they received in the accident, Coroner George Oliver said.

The crash happened at 4:30 p.m. on Nexton Parkway near Brighton Park Boulevard.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said a Toyota Avalon was traveling south on Nexton Parkway when it attempted to make a left onto Brighton Park Boulevard and was hit by a Jeep Wrangler traveling north on Nexton Parkway.

The driver of the Wrangler was wearing a seatbelt and was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, according to State Troopers.

The three occupants of the Avalon died as a result of the crash. The driver and front passenger were wearing their seatbelt, however Highway Patrol says the passenger in the backseat passenger was not.

The crash remains under investigation by Highway Patrol.

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