3 dead following crash in Spartanburg

Published: Mar. 11, 2023 at 9:56 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 11, 2023 at 2:17 PM EST
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg Police Department said three people are dead following a crash overnight.

According to police, the crash happened at the intersection of East Main Street and Webber Road minutes after midnight.

Police said it occurred when a white Honda Civic and red Honda Accord crashed into each other, but it is unclear which direction each vehicle was traveling.

Officers said the driver was the only occupant in the Civic, but there was a passenger in the Accord.

Sadly, the driver of both vehicles along with the passenger died at the scene.

The Spartanburg County Coroner identified the driver of the Civic as 28-year-old Nicholas Lovell Martin Jr.

The other two victims were identified as 72-year-old Jeanne Rueth and 65-year-old Mary Wurtmann.

This is all the information we have at this time. Stay with FOX Carolina we will update this article when we learn more.