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Woman from Australia, 61, killed in Lancaster head-on crash with dump truck, cops say

A 61-year-old woman from Australia died Monday in a head-on crash with a dump truck south of Lancaster on S.C. 601, police said.

The woman was identified by the Lancaster County Coroner as Raylene Joan Greenhill, of Melbourne, Australia. Greenhill died at the scene, troopers said.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m Monday, near the intersection of S.C. 601, called Gold Mine Highway, and Nature Reserve Road, according to Lance Cpl. Gary Miller of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The pickup truck driven by Greenhill went left of center and hit the dump truck head-on, Miller said. Greenhill's vehicle then went off the road and crashed into trees off the side of the road, Miller said.

The driver of the dump truck, a woman, 42, was injured and taken to Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

Andrew Dys: 803-329-4065, @AndrewDysHerald
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