Traffic fatality

A 19-year-old driver was killed and two others airlifted after a head-on wreck in Laurens County, according to the state Highway Patrol.

Christopher Tyrone Evans of Laurens died of his injuries at the scene, Chief Deputy Coroner Patti Canupp said.

The crash happened about 9:40 p.m. along U.S. Highway 76 near Chestnut Ridge Road, about 2 miles west of Laurens.

An eastbound 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer crossed the centerline and struck a 2009 Dodge Charger that was heading west, Master Trooper Gary Miller said.

Evans, the driver of the Trailblazer, died at the scene, Miller said, while the driver and a juvenile passenger in the Charger were flown by helicopter to Greenville Memorial Hospital.