A section of U.S. Highway 17 in Awendaw has been reopened following a fatal wreck involving a tractor trailer truck.

Authorities say the driver has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

The truck collided with a car this morning around 9:18 a.m.

One person was killed and two other injured in the crash, Charleston County sheriff's Maj. John Clark said.

Both vehicles were traveling southbound when the wreck occurred. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the crash, Clark said.

Identities of the victims have not been released.