SCHP investigates fatal Marion Co. crash

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate a fatal crash that occurred on Highway 501 on Sunday.

Lance Corporal Judd Jones with the SCHP reports the crash occurred on Highway 501 near Admiral Loop Road when two cars collided.

One of those cars, a 2001 pickup truck, was driving north on Highway 501 when it struck a 2001 Nissan four door turning onto the highway from Admiral Loop.

The driver of the pickup was transported to McLeod Hospital with minor injuries and the passenger was unharmed.

The driver of the Nissan died in the crash. The Coroner's Office has not yet released the name of the victim.

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