72-year-old man dies in head-on collision in Lancaster County

72-year-old man dies in head-on collision in Lancaster County
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LANCASTER, S.C. (WBTV) - A 72-year-old man died in a head-on collision Thursday morning in Lancaster County.

The incident happened just before 11 a.m., on Highway 903 in Lancaster.

Officers said the collision happened when a vehicle attempted to pass another car before smashing into oncoming traffic.

Troopers said a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on the highway when it passed a car and smashed into a 2010 Ford Exhibition.

The driver of the Exhibition was taken from the scene to MUSC-Lancaster, where he died from his injuries. He was identified as 72 year old, Peter Rohr from Heath Springs, SC. 

The driver of the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado was airlifted to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident is being investigated by South Carolina Highway Patrol and Lancaster County Coroner’s Office.

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