Teen killed, passenger hurt in crash in Oconee Co.

SENECA, S.C. (WSPA) – A teenager was killed and a passenger hurt after authorities say a truck flipped into a ditch.

The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. Thursday on Shiloh Road in Seneca.

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said it’s presumed the driver was killed in the crash.

He’s been identified as Dalton Bryce Evans, 18, of Fort Mill, S.C.

Authorities say Evans lost control of the truck after he rounded a curve. The truck flipped after hitting a ditch.

Troopers say Evans was thrown from the truck and died at the scene from injuries.

Evans was a student at Tri County Technical College, according to the coroner.

Troopers say the passenger was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Neither were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, according to troopers.