1 dead, 1 seriously injured after fiery crash in Pickens Co.

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PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person has died and another was injured in a Pickens County crash on Friday.

According to troopers, the accident happened on Rices Creek Rd. at 6:20 p.m.

The driver of a 2007 Hyundai was traveling north on Rices Creek Rd. when they went off the roadway right, over corrected, and went off the roadway left.

The vehicle hit a tree and caught on fire, troopers said.

The driver was deceased on scene and a passenger was transported via life flight to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to SCHP.

The coroner identified the deceased driver as Roger Paul Spangler, 28, of Liberty.

The crash remains under investigation by SCHP.

Check back for updates.

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