Orangeburg County, SC (WLTX)-- The driver of one vehicle is dead and another is seriously injured following an accident in Orangeburg County.
Details are limited, but officials with the Highway Patrol say the incident occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday on Kennerly Road.
Reports indicate two SUVs were headed in opposite directions on Kennerly Road when they collided head-on in the southbound lane. Troopers say the driver of one of the SUVs was wearing a seatbelt but died on the scene. That person's name has not been released at this time.
The other driver, 51-year-old Nancy Hughes of Orangeburg, was not wearing a seatbelt and was flown to Palmetto Health Richland with serious injuries. Her condition at this time is unknown.
The collision is still under investigation by the Highway Patrol pending the involvement of the MAIT team, a specialized investigative unit.