1 dead following 2-vehicle collision in Lexington Co.

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a 2-vehicle collision that left one person dead Friday morning.

The collision happened around 7 a.m. on Calks Ferry Road when a 2001 four-door Mercury traveling east was struck head-on by a 2014 Toyota sedan after it crossed the center line.

Trooper David Jones says the Toyota driver, identified as 33-year-old Ronnie Prioleau, Jr., of Lexington, was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital with injuries but is expected to be OK.

The collision remains under investigation by the SC highway patrol.

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