Driver dies in Tuesday afternoon Marion County crash

January 30, 2019

RAINS, S.C. -- One person died Tuesday afternoon in a two-car crash on US 501 in Rains.

The 3:40 p.m. crash happened near Grady Road when a 1996 Ford sedan that was stopped on Grady Road pulled out onto US 501 in front of a2012 Ford sedan, said Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The driver of the 1996 Ford died. The driver of the 2012 Ford and three passengers in the car were transported to a Marion area hospital for treatment of “minor” injuries, Southern said.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The crash remains under investigation, Southern said.

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