1 dead, 2 injured in Dillon Co. head-on collision

Dillon County, SC - DILLON, SC (WMBF) - One person has died following a fatal car accident in Dillon County on Monday afternoon, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The two-vehicle collision occurred at 12:24 p.m. along Oakland Road after a Ford F-150 truck crossed the center line of the road and struck a 2002 Buick head-on. The driver of the Buick, according to investigators, was killed in the collision.

The driver of the F-150, identified as 37-year-old Carl Grooms, was transferred to a Pee Dee hospital. A passenger in the truck also received medical treatment.

The Dillon County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Sylvia Grimsley, 78, of Dillon.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol report the accident remains under investigation.

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