Woman dies in Pickens Co. crash, troopers say

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PICKENS CO., SC (WSPA) – The S.C. Highway Patrol says a woman died after a pickup truck crashed and overturned in Pickens County.

The crash happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday on Hidden Valley Road near Midway Road.

Trooper Joe Hovis said the victim was a 67-year-old Pickens woman. She was a passenger in a pickup truck that overturned after the driver went off the right side of Hidden Valley Road and hit a ditch.

Hovis said the passenger died of her injuries at the scene of the accident.

The driver, identified as Charles Lail, 68, of Pickens, was injured in the wreck.

Lail was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Hovis said charges are pending in the crash.

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