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Wrong-way I-77 accident kills four in upstate South Carolina

York County officials said a 5-year-old was killed when the car they were riding in crashed while going the wrong way on Interstate 77 in Rock Hill.

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — A 5-year-old child was among four people killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 77 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, the York County Coroner's Office confirmed Monday. 

State troopers said the crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9. South Carolina Highway Patrol said a 2014 Chrysler 300 was going south in the northbound lanes when it hit a 2015 Chrysler 200 head-on. The driver and two passengers in the Chrysler were killed. The victims were identified as Jasmine Givens, 27, Briasia Moore, 20, and 17-year-old Nykiera Moore, all of Rock Hill. 

The driver of the Chrysler 300 was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

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The crash remains under investigation by South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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