A Batesburg-Leesville woman was killed and another person injured in a head-on crash that snarled traffic on a U.S. highway in Lexington County on Wednesday morning.
Details were limited, but the crash involved two cars, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol.
The crash happened just before 6 a.m. on U.S. 1, which also is known as Augusta Road, near Golden Jubilee Road, according to the Highway Patrol.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the victim as 61-year-old Margaret Anne Burke of Batesburg-Leesville. Burke, who was wearing a seat belt when the crash happened, died at the scene.
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Troopers are still trying to determine how the crash happened and who is at fault, Jones said.
This was the sixth traffic fatality in Lexington County since Thursday.