81-year-old driver killed in two-vehicle crash in Florence County

81-year-old driver killed in two-vehicle crash in Florence County
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FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Troopers said one person died in a two-vehicle crash in Florence County.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the wreck around 11:55 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 76 and McCall Boulevard.

Corporal Sonny Collins said a Chevrolet SUV and a Dodge pick-up truck were driving westbound on Highway 76 when the SUV made an improper lane change and hit the side of the pick-up truck. This caused the SUV to travel off the road and the driver was killed as a result of the crash.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the driver as 81-year-old L.T. Blackmon of Coward.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The crash is being investigated by South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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