GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – One person was killed following a head-on crash in Georgetown County early Monday morning.

The crash happened in the 500 block of Church Street, heading north towards Pawleys Island, according to the Georgetown Police Department.

Highway 17 was closed for two hours as authorities investigated the crash.

Georgetown County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as 19-year-old Ezra Lawson of Myrtle Beach. The coroner’s office said Lawson died at the Medical University of South Carolina from “multiple body trauma.”

Georgetown PD is investigating the incident.

Limited details are available at this time. Count on 2 for updates.