One killed in head-on crash in Anderson Co.

Crash scene on Highway 8 in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) – One person is dead following a head-on crash in Anderson County.

The crash happened just before 5 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 8 near Hunt Road.

A pickup truck overturned in the crash, which also involved two cars.

Troopers say an Easley man swerved to keep from hitting a driver who was stopped to make a left-hand turn. When the driver swerved, troopers say he crossed the center line and hit a car head on. The driver of the car died at the scene from injuries.

Troopers say the driver of the pickup truck, 26-year-old Dallas Aiken of Easley, is charged with driving to fast for conditions.

Easley was not hurt in the crash, troopers say.

 

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