3 Dead after Volkswagen Wrecks in Chester County


By Alicia Barnes

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) _ South Carolina state troopers say three men have died after the car they were in ran off a road in Chester County and hit a tree.

Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Billy Elder said the 1999 Volkswagen appeared to be speeding just before noon Monday when the wreck happened.

Authorities say debris from the car struck a passing school bus, but no one on the bus was injured.

The names of the men who died have not been released.

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