Fatal crash on Highway 378 in Florence County

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Highway 378 in Florence County.

Just before 11pm Friday, in the Hannah Community of Florence County near Sheminally Road, a pickup truck was going east on Highway 378 and a car was going west. Highway Patrol says the truck crossed the center line and hit the car head on.

Both vehicles were occupied only by the drivers. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Killed in the crash were Aaron Richard Olson, 29, from Florida and Elliott Wesley Qualls, 23, from Winnsboro, SC, according to Florence County Coroner Keith Von Lutcken.

WPDE NewsChannel 15 will post more information when it is available.