Crash in Dillon County kills 23-year-old woman, sends another to hospital

DILLON, SC (WBTW) –  A crash in Dillon County killed a passenger in a pickup truck and sent the driver to the hospital.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins says the wreck happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on Lucius Road, south of the City of Dillon.

Cpl. Collins says the driver of a 2000 Chevy pickup headed east, ran off the right side of the road and overturned. Emergency responders took the driver to a local hospital.

Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley identified the victim as 23-year-old Crystal Ward of Dillon. Troopers say the passenger who was killed was not wearing a seat belt.

According to Grimsley, the woman is scheduled for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The crash remains under investigation by South Carolina Highway Patrol.