One dead, one injured after car accident in Beaufort County

One dead, one injured after car accident in Beaufort County

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead and another injured after a car accident in Beaufort County Saturday.

Troopers say 62-year-old Denise Treier was driving along SC 170 on Saturday, when she struck a 2012 Hyundai a head-on collision.

Authorities say the driver of the Hyundai was killed in the crash. Officials say Treier was transported by air to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.

The Beaufort County Coroner's Office has not yet released the name of the victim.

Troopers say neither of the drivers were wearing a seatbelt.

The accident remains under investigation.

We will continue to update this story as soon as details enter our newsroom.

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