YORK COUNTY, N.C. -- Two people were killed in accident on I-77 in York County early Friday morning.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol said a tractor-trailer went off I-77 south and slammed into a tree around 6 a.m. killing two people inside the vehicle.
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The victims have been identified as Kevin Smith of Salisbury and Tracy Cates of Rockwell.
Part of the right lane was blocked at mile marker 72 for several hours Friday morning. Troopers reopened all lanes around 10 a.m.