In a tragic head-on collision, Abbeville County School District Superintendent Betty Jo Hall was fatally injured and her husband Wally Hall, Assistant Superintendent of Greenwood School District 52 also injured and transported to an upstate hospital. The accident occurred around 6pm Thursday evening.
According to SCHP they were traveling on Hwy 72 near Chester when another vehicle crossed the center line striking them head-on. The driver of the other vehicle also died at the scene. All three were reported to be wearing their seatbelt at the time of the collision.