LAURENS CO., SC (WSPA) – One person has died and another was flown to the hospital after a crash Tuesday afternoon in Laurens County.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on East Jerry Road around 3:45pm.
Troopers said an SUV was headed northbound on East Jerry Road when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
Neither the driver nor passenger were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to Highway Patrol.
The driver, 22-year-old Michael Shockley of Laurens, died at the scene of the crash.
The passenger was flown to Spartanburg Medical Center for their injuries.