Turbeville, SC (WLTX) -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol said one person was killed in an accident in Clarendon County.

Lance Corporal Judd Jones said the accident occurred around 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday. A Ford SUV was traveling northbound on SC Highway 527, when it struck a Kia SUV traveling in the southbound lane.

L. Cpl. Jones said the driver of the Kia died on the scene. The driver of the Ford was transported to a local hospital. Both drivers were wearing a seatbelt.

The accident remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol's Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT).