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Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

An investigation into a fatal wreck is underway after troopers said a pickup struck a pedestrian who was lying in the road.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the wreck happened around 2:00 p.m. Friday on Docheno Road, about two miles outside Belton.

Troopers said Jack Oates, 67, of Piedmont, was driving a pickup when the vehicle struck a person who was already on the ground. Investigators said the pedestrian was wearing dark clothing.

So far, no charges have been filed.

Date: 
Thursday, May 15, 2014
A man on a moped was struck and killed while crossing the road Friday night, according to the Greenville County coroner. According to Fowler, the man was treated by EMS and fire crews at the scene. The man was then transported to Greenville Memorial Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead, said Fowler. According to Fowler, the man was identified as John Hammond, 53, of Pelzer. The accident is still under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
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Friday, May 9, 2014

The Oconee County Coroner's office said a 63-year-old woman from Westminster died Saturday night after she was hit by a vehicle.

Coroner Karl Addis said the collision happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday on West Oak Highway near Pioneer Water Company.

The preliminary investigation suggests the woman was walking back to her home after getting mail from her mailbox when she was hit by a vehicle, Addis said.

The death is considered accidental, and the coroner will release her name Sunday afternoon.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

Date: 
Friday, May 9, 2014

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol website, one person is dead after a single-car crash in Piedmont.

Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 3:15 a.m. Saturday on Bessie Road near South Piedmont Highway.

 

Date: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A 60-year-old man is dead after he stepped into a highway, according to the Greenville County coroner.

The coroner stated that James Melvin stepped into Highway 253 at 10 p.m. Wednesday and was hit by a Ford Expedition.

This happened near Leone Avenue, the coroner said.

Date: 
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Saluda Dam Road. The Pickens County Coroner identified the victim as Calvin Edward King, 67, of Easley. A spokesman for the agency says the pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at 6:41 Friday night. King was transported to Greenville Memorial, but did not survive the injuries. Investigators say the man was trying to cross Saluda Dam road when he was hit.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
A Greenville woman was hit and killed on Wade Hampton Boulevard late Wednesday night, authorities said. Angela Bright, 55, of 2413 Wade Hampton Blvd., died of blunt force trauma about 30 minutes after she was hit, said Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans. Bright was attempting to cross the road at 2420 Wade Hampton Blvd. when she was hit in the northbound lane by a 1982 Honda at 8:45 p.m., said a state trooper. She was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital where she died, he said.
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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
A woman has died after being hit by two vehicles, according to the Greenville County coroner. Troopers said the incident happened on White Horse Road at Old White Horse Road at 2:18 a.m. Adrian S. Smith, 27, died at the scene from blunt force trauma to the chest.
Date: 
Friday, December 20, 2013
An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was hit and killed. According to the Greenville County Coroner's Office, just before 6:45 Saturday evening, 39-year-old Lamont Turner was struck by a vehicle on North Pleasantburg Drive near Worley Road. Turner was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is set for Monday to determine a cause of death.
Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash early Sunday morning. The Greenville County coroner, said Stephen Richard Hughes, 55, of Greenville, was struck while crossing the southbound lanes near 3704 White Horse Rd. According to police, the crash happened around Saturday night at 11:50 p.m. Jones said Summer Powell was driving a Honda that struck the pedestrian. Troopers said a second vehicle also struck the pedestrian but left the scene. Troopers are now looking for the second driver.