1 dead after crash on Augusta Rd. in Greenville Co.

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GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – One person was killed Tuesday evening during a crash on Augusta Road in Greenville County.

South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened at about 9 p.m. near Preston Road.

Troopers said the driver of a 2000 Dodge van was traveling south on Augusta Road when they crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a 2013 Dodge pickup truck.

The driver of the van, Bethany Joy Light, 45, was trapped inside of the vehicle and died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital for their injuries, troopers said. Their condition is unknown at this time.

We will update this story as information becomes available.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office will continue to investigate.

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