Lancaster man killed in head-on SC crash with tractor trailer, officials say

A Lancaster man was killed Sunday in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer, officials said.

Jordan Kyle Hinson, 26, was identified as the person who died in the wreck between Pageland and Lancaster in Chesterfield County, according to coroner officials.

The collision happened around 7 a.m. on S.C. 601, said Master Trooper Gary Miller of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Hinson was driving a 2018 Dodge pickup when his vehicle collided with the tractor-trailer, Miller said. Hinson died at the scene of the crash.

Both drivers were wearing set belts, Miller said.

The driver of the truck was injured and transported to a hospital with injuries, Miller said.

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Andrew Dys covers breaking news and public safety for The Herald, where he has been a reporter and columnist since 2000. He has won 51 South Carolina Press Association awards for his coverage of crime, race, justice, and people. He is author of the book “Slice of Dys” and his work is in the U.S. Library of Congress.