1 dead in Laurens Co. collision on Saturday, troopers say

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LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person has died following a collision on S.C. Hwy 72 Saturday afternoon, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

According to SCHP, the collision occurred on S.C. Hwy 72 at the intersection of Charlottes Road around 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Troopers said the driver of a 2007 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck was traveling west on Hwy 72 when they disregarded a traffic signal, striking a 2015 Lincoln SUV that was headed north on Charlottes Road.

A passenger of the pickup truck was taken to a hospital where they died. The coroner’s office identified that person as Majorie Silvers, of Clinton. The driver was injured.

The driver and two passengers of the Lincoln SUV were uninjured in the incident.

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