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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -- The Greenville County Coroner reported a fatal accident that took place on Locust Hill Road and Key Roberts Road in Taylors, Tuesday evening. 

South Carolina Highway Patrol and Greenville County EMS responded to the intersection and found two parties involved in the collision. 

Troopers say a 2012 Chevy pickup traveling east on Locust Hill Road attempted to take evasive action to avoid a car stopped in the road, swerving left of center and striking a 2007 Cadillac head-on. 

According to troopers, between the two vehicles there were seven people involved in the accident including a 12-year-old juvenile and the 75-year-old victim. Troopers say everyone was wearing a seatbelt, and that everyone had to be transported to the hospital.

Unfortunately, one of the passengers who was identified as 75-year-old Patricia Tenney, passed away at the hospital.

Troopers say the driver of the 2012 Chevy pickup truck, identified as 20-year-old Jacob Thomas Whitt has been charged in the accident with driving left of center. 

The incident is under investigation.

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