Pickens Man dies in Two Car Accident

A two-car accident Saturday morning in Liberty claimed the life of a Pickens County man.  Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol reports that 45-year-old Preston Calvin Batson, Jr. was killed on Highway 93 when his 1965 Ford Mustang entered into the opposing lane and collided with a 1999 Ford SUV. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelly pronounced him dead at the scene.  The Highway Patrol reports he was not wearing a seatbelt. Both, the driver and the passenger of the SUV were taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital where they were treated for their injuries.