6-year-old Briley Diann Barnett of Wellford dies in fatal Wellford S.C. car crash – Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Wellford S.C. car crash death of Briley Diann Barnett of Wellford – Obituary

A two-vehicle collision, characterized as a “real tragedy” by the Wellford police chief, is being investigated. Three individuals were killed in the collision on Highway 29 on Tuesday afternoon, including a 6-year-old child, Briley Diann Barnett.

According to Wellford Police Chief David Green, three persons perished at the site.

The victims in one of the automobiles were named as 30-year-old Megan Jackson Barnett of Wellford and her 6-year-old daughter Briley Diann Barnett. Jackolane Mattison, 43, of Lyman, was in the other car.

“Both automobiles were at the intersection at Highway 29,” added Chief Green.

Chief Green said they believe speed played a role in the crash.