Deadly Pickens County Crash

Two children killed

Lee Rogers
May 27, 2019 - 10:26 am
SCHP Patrol Vehicle - File Photo

Lee Rogers


The Highway Patrol says two 6 year-old children were killed in a head collision in Pickens County Sunday night.  The crash happened around 10PM on Highway 183 near the intersection of Concord Church Road. 

Jennifer Lynn Knox was driving a vehicle that attempted to pass another vehicle pulling a boat trailer, when she struck a third vehicle head-on.  Knox’s vehicle overturned, slide off the roadway striking a culvert and then overturned again. 

Knox and the two children were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicle.  The two 6 year-olds were taken to a hospital where they later died of their injures.  Knox was airlifted to a hospital.  Her condition is not currently known. 

The driver of the vehicle struck head-on was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.  The Highway Patrol is continuing its investigation of the crash.

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