Head-on crash kills 1 along SC-124 in Pickens Co.

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(From: Joe Hovis/SCHP/Twitter)

PICKENS COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – One person has died after a head-on crash in Pickens County just before noon Thursday.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway 124 east of Easley around 11:42 a.m.

Troopers said a pickup truck driving east on SC-124 crossed the center line and struck another pickup truck head-on.

The driver of the westbound truck, Mark Brent Smith, 72, of Easley, died at the scene while the other driver was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital for his injuries.

Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck, Highway Patrol said.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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