3 die as overloaded car slams trees

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By Kayla Vaughn

Three local people died and three more were seriously injured early Sunday morning in a single-car wreck along U.S. 521 in Indian Land.

The deceased were identified by the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office as Sandra Coffey, 31, Crystal Johnson, 40, and Demarco Frazier, 30, all of Lancaster.

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, a 2009 Honda Accord driven by Lancaster resident Alicia Coffey, 27,  was traveling south on U.S. 521 shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday when it ran off the right side of the road, hitting multiple trees.

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