OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A teenager died in a Saturday morning collision in Westminster, the Oconee County Coroner said.
According to a release from the coroner’s office, 19-year-old Luke Jeremiah Davis, of Seneca, died as a result of injuries sustained in a collision in the Cleveland-Madison Community of Oconee County around 8:56 a.m. Saturday morning.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the incident happened on Hwy 123 at Harbor Park Circle just five miles west of Westminster.
According to the SCHP, the driver of a 1998 Toyota pickup truck was traveling north on Hwy 123 when they crossed the center line and struck the driver of a 1999 international straight truck head on.
The driver of the pickup truck was entrapped, had to be extricated, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not yet been released.
The driver of the straight truck was uninjured in the incident.