1 killed in 2-car crash on U.S. 21 in Richland Co.

Updated: Jan. 11, 2021 at 9:19 AM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - One person was killed in a crash on Sunday night in Richland County, the South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed.

It happened around 6:40 p.m. on U.S. 21 (Wilson Boulevard) at Fairlawn Court in northeast Columbia.

SCHP says a 2008 BMW was traveling north on U.S. 21 and a 2018 Nissan was traveling south on U.S. 21.

The driver of the Nissan crossed the center line of the highway and hit the driver of the BMW, who was wearing a seat belt.

Officials said the driver of the Nissan was not wearing a seat belt.

As a result of the collision, the driver of the Nissan died. The person’s name has not been shared.

SCHP will continue its investigation.

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