Troopers: One dead in crash on 17A in Colleton Co.

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COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - One person died Tuesday morning in a crash on 17A in Colleton County.

Around 6:10 a.m., a Mercury Marquis was driving south while a Crysler Pacifica was headed north on the highway near Trout Lane.

The driver of the Mercury, who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, then crossed the center line and hit the Crysler, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Matt Southern.

The driver of the Crysler was wearing a seatbelt and wasn’t injured. The driver of the Mercury was killed, according to Southern.

The crash is still under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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