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Person killed in head-on crash in Richland County

The deadly crash happened just after 4 a.m. on U.S. 601 near Two Rivers Road.
The deadly crash happened just after 4 a.m. on U.S. 601 near Two Rivers Road.(Jamal Smalls)
Published: Jul. 4, 2021 at 5:30 PM EDT
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EASTOVER, S.C. (WIS) - A driver died in an early-morning crash in Richland County on Sunday, the South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed.

It happened just after 4 a.m. on U.S. 601 near Two Rivers Road. That’s in the southeast part of the county near Congaree National Park.

Princess Weller, 29, of Blackville was the driver killed in the crash, Coroner Rutherford confirmed.

Troopers said the driver of a Ford SUV was going north on 601 when they crossed the center line and hit Weller’s sedan going the other way head-on.

Crews rushed the driver of the SUV to the hospital. That person’s condition has not been shared.

SCHP is continuing to investigate the crash.

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