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Fatality reported after vehicle crash in Conway

One person was killed in after a head-on vehicle crash in Conway Thursday afternoon.

Officials responded to the scene about 3:45 p.m. around around Antioch Road and Pee Dee Highway.

The driver of a 2007 dump truck was headed eastbound on Pee Dee Highway, and the driver of a 2001 pickup truck was traveling westbound when the truck crossed the center line, hitting the dump truck head on, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The driver of the pickup became entrapped in the vehicle, according to Southern, and stated the driver died from injuries at the scene. The driver of the dump truck was unharmed. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts when the crash happened, authorities said.

The crash remains under investigation by the SCHP.

Megan Tomasic: 843-626-0343, @MeganTomasic

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