Driver dead following head-on collision with tractor trailer in Dorchester Co.

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead following a head-on collision involving a car and a tractor trailer on Tuesday.

Authorities say the accident happened around 5:30 p.m. in the area of Highway 78 and 1st Bend Road in Harleyville.

An incident report states a car was traveling on Highway 78, crossed the center line and collided with a tractor trailer.

The driver of the car died on impact. The coroner's office has not released the name of the driver.

According to Highway Patrol, the driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

Authorities are continuing the investigation.

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