SPARTANBURG CO., SC – A 69-year-old man was killed in a head-on collision near the North Carolina state line on Monday afternoon, WSPA reports.
The crash took place as 77-year-old Joe Dean Smith was traveling east along SC-14, near Owl Nest Road at about 1:22 p.m.
Troopers believe Smith’s Ford pickup truck drifted into the oncoming lanes for unknown reasons and slammed head-on into a southbound Lotus coupe.
The driver of the Lotus, 69-year-old Len Foongpeng, suffered fatal injuries in the crash.
Smith was hospitalized in unknown condition. He has since been charged with traveling left of center.
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