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Troopers: Driver cited in crash that killed elderly woman on US 25 in northern Greenville Co.

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Scene of collision on US 25 at SC 11. (4/16/18 FOX Carolina) Scene of collision on US 25 at SC 11. (4/16/18 FOX Carolina)
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Troopers said an elderly woman has died and two were hurt when a Mazda sedan crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Mercedes Benz on US 25 near Allen Road, about six miles north of Travelers Rest Monday night.

Troopers said the crash happened just after 8:30 p.m.

Troopers said a driver and passenger in the Mercedes were both injured and taken to the hospital. The passenger later died at the hospital.

The coroner identified the victim as 81-year-old Phay Phongsavath of Mitchell Road, Greenville. She died just before 1 a.m.

The driver of the Mazda was also hurt and hospitalized, troopers said.

Troopers cited the Mazda driver for driving over the center line.

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