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.