Sumter Police Investigate Fatal Car Crash

One person is dead following a crash in Sumter.

(WLTX) -- The Sumter Police Department is investigating a fatal crash where one person was killed Friday evening.

Officers say Barbara Harkins, 72, of Dalzell was driving east on Broad Street and attempted to make a left turn onto Mason Road and crashed into another vehicle in the westbound lane. The incident happened just before 7:30 p.m.

We are told that Harkins was alone in a 2002 Mazda sedan and was taken to a local hospital where she later died. The other driver in a 2005 Ford Escape was also taken to a hospital with minor injuries. 

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