1 dead, 1 hurt in head-on York County crash between Rock Hill and York, officials say

One person was killed and another was hurt Thursday morning in a head-on York County crash between Rock Hill and York, officials said.

York County Coroner Sabrina Gast and Trooper Joe Hovis of the S.C. Highway patrol said there was a fatality in the wreck. Coroner officials were on the scene until around 8:30 a.m., Gast said.

The identity of the man who was killed has not yet been released by coroner officials.

The head-on collision happened on S.C. 5 at McAfee Court around 6:40, Hovis said. A 2014 pickup truck heading east went left of center and hit a 2010 Lincoln SUV that was heading west, Hovis said.

The driver of the Lincoln died at the scene, Hovis said. The driver of the truck, a 19-year-old male from Clover, was injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment, Hovis said.

The incident remains under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol, Hovis said.

York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson said his deputies assisted with traffic at the scene of the collision until the road was cleared.

York County has had 42 fatalities in county crashes outside of municipalities in 2019, according to the S.C. Department of Public Safety. Two people, including songwriter, Lawshawn Daniels, were killed in a York County crash on S.C. 5 east of Rock Hill on Tuesday.

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