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Highway 278 Reopens After Fatal Crash

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BLUFFTON, S.C. -
UPDATE: 7:30 p.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says 65 year old  Anne Kravitz of Bluffton was killed in Thursday afternoon's crash. She was riding in a Lexus, 69-year-old Howard Kravitz of Bluffton was driving.

Five others were injured and taken to either Hilton Head Regional Medical Center or Memorial University Medical  Center in Savannah.

The crash remains under investigation by the Major Accident Investigation Team.

Highway 278 reopened around 5:30 this evening.

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The Bluffton Police Department says Highway 278 Eastbound, starting at Buckwalter Parkway is currently shutdown due to a serious crash. The police department says Buck Island Road is also shut down from Bluffton Parkway to Highway 278.

Police say the crash happened at Highway 278 at Buck Island Road. The fire department says the crash involved 4 cars and 3 people were trapped. Officials have confirmed that at least one person has died in the crash.

The Bluffton Police Department says due to the serious nature of the crash, the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Major Accident Investigation Team is leading the investigation.

WSAV has a crew on the scene and will bring you any updates as they become available.
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