AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WFXG) - One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash involving an Aiken County ambulance.

The crash happened on Saturday at approximately 10:20 p.m. on Richland Avenue West near Augusta Road.

A 2013 Dodge Charger was traveling east on Richland Avenue when it struck the back of the ambulance, which was traveling west. The ambulance was in the process of turning onto Augusta Road, according to the Aiken County Coroner's Office.

Officials say the driver of the Dodge car, 20-year-old Alonzo Carter, died at the scene and will be autopsied in Newberry.

The ambulance crew was taken to Aiken Regional Medical Centers for their injuries; no patient was in the ambulance at the time of the crash, according to the Coroner's Office.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and Aiken Department of Public Safety are assisting the Coroner's Office with the investigation.

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