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Head-on collision in Sumter kills 1, injures 6 others

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A Florence man is facing charges after a deadly crash in Sumter Friday night.

The head-on collision happened around 6:45 p.m. when 38-year-old James Wilson was turning onto White Mill Road on US 15, the South Carolina Highway Patrol reported.

Wilson collided with a 31-year-old Darlington woman, troopers said.

A passenger in Wilson’s car died. The victim’s name has not been released.

A total of six people were transported to local hospitals. Everyone was wearing their seatbelts, troopers said.

Wilson was charged with failure to yield right-of way.

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