Coroner Identifies Driver Killed In York County Crash Involving School Bus

YORK COUNTY, SC — Authorities are investigating after one person was killed and another was seriously injured in an accident Tuesday morning.

The accident happened on SC 49 near Limestone Road. Officials with York County School District One say two vehicles collided head on as one was trying to pass a school bus.

The bus was also hit, officials say, but only received minor damage. No students were on board at the time of the accident.

York Fire Department say one person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was airlifted for treatment. The driver killed by the passing vehicle has been identified as 45-year-old John Okain of York.

The York County Coroner’s Office says autopsy and toxicology results are pending.

The other driver has not yet been identified.