Winnsboro woman dies in head-on collision

WINNSBORO – A Winnsboro woman, Ruby Teal, 87, died when a vehicle she was traveling in was involved in a crash Monday.

The crash occurred about 420 p.m., Monday, July 3 on Rock Bridge Road near Rattlesnake Road.

A 2020 Lincoln SUV was traveling east on Rock Bridge Road when it crossed center and struck head on the 2002 Volvo in which Teal was a passenger. She died at the scene, according to the SC Highway Patrol.

The driver of the SUV was transported to Prisma Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Volvo was transported to an area hospital with severe injuries.

No other information about the crash is available at press time. The crash remains under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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