One dead, one charged, after wreck on Highway 701

One person died and another is being charged after a fatal collision on Highway 701 and Shelly Farm Road in the Bucksport area Thursday afternoon, according to John Fowler with Horry County Fire Rescue.

Fowler said one person was transported to the hospital, and that both lanes of Highway 701 are shut down.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins said the driver of a 2013 Hyundai was traveling north on 701 when a 2004 Ford F-150 traveling south crossed the center line and hit the Hyundai at 3:40 p.m.

Collins said the driver of the Hyundai was killed, and that police are charging the driver of the truck with crossing the center line.

Christian Boschult, 843-626-0218, @TSN_Christian