Ramiro Rivera, 19, of Latta, drove his 1995 GMC pickup truck into oncoming traffic striking a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck. Rivera died from the multiple injuries he sustained in the accident. His passenger, Paul Neil Johnson, of Mullins, was injured and remains in the ICU following the wreck.
The driver of the Chevrolet was also taken to the hospital for injuries. The coroner's office reports that alcohol was involved in the crash. The accident is still under investigation by Highway Patrol.
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