1 dead in Oconee Co. collision

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OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Oconee County Saturday afternoon.

According to a release from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened around 1:50 p.m. Saturday on Sitton Mill Road near Sitton Shoals Road just south of Seneca.

Highway patrol said the driver of a 2011 Hyundai SUV was traveling east on Sitton Mill Road when they crossed the center line and struck a 2003 Honda Accord head-on.

The driver of the Accord was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, SCHP said. They were airlifted to a nearby hospital where they died.

The driver of the SUV was entrapped and was transported to an area hospital with injuries.

The Oconee County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as Bridget White, 55, of Seneca.

The collision remains under investigation by the SCHP.

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