UPDATE: City worker killed, two others injured in crash on I-77

Charleston police say three people were thrown from a Charleston garbage truck after it crashed off of I-77 Saturday afternoon. (WCHS/WVAH)

One Charleston city employee was killed and two other were injured in a crash on I-77 Saturday afternoon.

At about 12 p.m. Saturday afternoon a Charleston garbage truck crashed on I-77 near the I-64, ejecting all three passengers who were in the truck.

The extent of the injuries suffered by the other two passengers has not been released at this time.

Southbound lanes were shut down for several hours, but have since reopened.

No names have been released at this time.

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