An 18-year-old from Bluffton was killed in a Jasper County crash Friday evening.
Caleb Whiteleather died in a crash on S.C. 462 near Dawson Landing north of Ridgeland just after 8 p.m. Friday, Jasper County Coroner Martin Sauls III said. The young man was a student at Winthrop University, his family told the coroner.
A Ford pickup truck heading south on S.C. 462 allegedly crossed over the center line and struck the Ford Mustang Whiteleather was driving north head-on, South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins said.
Information about charges and the truck driver’s identity were not immediately available.
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