One dead, one airlifted after Pickens Co. crash

Pickens County Fatal Crash
Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 2:31 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 1, 2023 at 5:55 PM EDT
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EASLEY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Pickens County Coroner’s Office are investigating a deadly crash on Thursday afternoon.

The collision was reported around 12:40 p.m. near the intersection of Rice Road and Gentry Memorial Highway.

According to troopers, a driver in a truck crossed the center line on the highway and struck an SUV head-on. The driver of the SUV died at the scene. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 82-year-old Margaret Kelly of Easley

The driver of the truck was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital.

The collision remains under investigation.