SCHP: Head-on collision in Richland County leaves one dead

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a head on collision in Richland County Monday morning. Authorities say the collision occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Shady Grove Road near the I-26 overpass.

According to investigators, the driver of a 2011 Toyota Corolla was driving East on Shady Grove Road when they went off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, crossed over the center line and struck a 2011 Dodge truck head-on. Officials say the driver of the Toyota was dead on the scene, and the Dodge driver was injured. Troopers say this driver was transported by EMS.

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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