18-year-old dies in overnight crash in Laurens Co.

Published: Jan. 28, 2023 at 8:15 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 28, 2023 at 10:39 AM EST
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LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol said one person is dead after a crash that happened overnight in Laurens County.

Troopers said the crash happened at around 12:02 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 on East Jerry Road near Brown Road.

The Laurens County Coroner said the driver of a Chevrolet pickup traveling north on East Jerry Road traveled off the right-side of the road, overcorrected, crossing the centerline and was hit on the passenger side by a 2009 Lincoln sedan that was traveling south on East Jerry Road.

The driver of the Lincoln was taken to the hospital.

However, the driver of the Chevrolet, 18-year-old Taylor Tisdale, died at the scene, the coroner said.

Tisdale was a student at Clinton High School and football player.