7-year-old recovering after deadly crash in Laurens Co. - FOX Carolina 21

7-year-old recovering after deadly crash in Laurens Co.

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WHITMIRE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Laurens County.

Troopers say the driver was heading east on Highway 72 just outside of Whitmire on Wednesday afternoon when the car veered off the road.

The driver over corrected, coming back across the highway, and ran off the left side of the road and hit a row of trees.

Troopers say the driver was killed in the crash.

A 7-year-old who troopers say was riding in the back seat was thrown from the car and airlifted to Spartanburg Regional hospital. The child's condition is unknown.

As of Thursday morning the Laurens County Coroner had not released the driver's identity.

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