State police tell media outlets that one victim, 20-year-old Tavon Jamal Frisby of Middle River, Md. participated in student orientation activities at the University of Charleston shortly before the Saturday accident in Roane County.
A northbound car driven by Frisby crossed the grassy median and hit a southbound car driven by Steven Ranjo of Philadelphia.
The other victims were 19-year-old Cameron Marcus Shields of Middle River, who was a passenger in Frisby's car, and Ranjo's father, 88-year-old Leo Ranjo of Philadelphia.
The accident remains under investigation.