CHESTER CO., SC (WJZY) - A deadly tractor-trailer crash shut down Interstate-77 in Chester County in both directions Thursday afternoon.
Authorities confirm two people were killed in the crash.
The Chester County Coroner said 59-year-old Norman Edward Kimble of Pennsylvania and 82-year-old Chung Tin Chu of Canada both died in the crash. Kimble was driving a tractor trailer and Chu was a passenger in a 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan.
The crash involved three tractor trailers and three cars, police said.
The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday on I-77, near mile marker 65, north of Exit 65. At this time, it's unclear how the crash happened.
It appears one of the trucks involved in the multi-vehicle crash is from Logix Trucking Company based in Minnesota.
Numerous ambulances, medical helicopters, and mutual aid from York County responded to the scene. All north and southbound lanes of I-77 reopened on Thursday.
Northbound lanes of I-77 near Chester now open following deadly crash. Southbound lanes remain closed. @FOX46News— David Sentendrey (@DavidFox46) September 1, 2016
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