Saturday accident leaves one dead, one hurt
A one-car weekend accident in Oconee County killed the driver and injured his passenger. Coroner Karl Addis reported the death of Jason Patrick Smith, 47 years old, of Courtney Smith Drive. The accident occurred on the Wolfstake Church Road, near Courtney Smith Drive. According to the highway patrol, the car Smith drove hit a tree. His passenger, 29-year old Sarrah Bennett of Seneca, was sent by air ambulance to the trauma center at Greenville Memorial Hospital.