Anderson, SC Accidents

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SCHP: Troopers seek information after bicyclist dies following a hit-and-run in Greenville, SC

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking information about a hit-and-run that happened on Saturday after a bicyclist has died. Master Trooper Brandon Bolt said the crash happened at around 2:40 a.m. on Saturday. The bicyclist was crossing Highway 183 from Montgomery Avenue when they were struck by a vehicle. The bicyclist did not yield right away, according to Bolt.
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One dead in fatal wreck near Wyatt Stewart Rd., troopers confirm

LIBERTY, SC (FOX Carolina)- Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say that one person is dead after a wreck on Friday on Wyatt Stewart Rd. According to SCHP, the driver of a 2015 Chrysler 200 was going west on Wyatt Stewart Rd. when they ran off of the left side of the road, hitting a fence and then a tree.
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Bicyclist killed in Upstate hit-and-run, troopers say

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly hit-and-run involving a bicyclist. Troopers said the crash happened Saturday at around 2:40 a.m., on SC Hwy 183 near Montgomery Avenue. Troopers said a bicyclist was traveling east on Highway 183, when the rider failed to yield and...
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Greenville man dies in car crash on E. Wade Hampton Blvd.

GREER, S.C. (WSPA) – One person has died after a crash in Greer on Thursday. The crash happened on East Wade Hampton Blvd. at the intersection of Ridgewood Dr. The Greer Police Department responded to a two-vehicle crash that happened around 6:03 p.m. Danny Eugene Hiers III, 23, of Greenville...

Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash in Abbeville County

ABBEVILLE COUNTY, S.C. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Friday night in Abbeville County, according to Master Trooper Brandon Bolt of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The Abbeville County Coroner identified the victim as 39-year-old Mathew Charles Collins, of Donalds, South Carolina. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m....

Man killed when motorcycle hits minivan in Greer, police say

GREER, S.C. — A 23-year-old man died Thursday night in a crash in Greer, according to the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office. Coroner Rusty Clevenger said the crash happened just after 6 p.m. on East Wade Hampton Boulevard at the intersection of Ridgewood Drive in the city of Greer. He said...

Deadly crash reported in Anderson County

ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. — A man died Thursday morning when his truck overturned in Anderson County. The crash happened just after 10 a.m. on Holliday Dam Road at Charles Burton Road. The Anderson County coroner's office said JT Morgan, 67, of Honea Path, died at the scene. They said he...

Driver escapes injury – Bryant Road

West Pelzer firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle wreck Wednesday afternoon on Bryant Road. The driver of a pickup truck was not injured after the truck left the road and struck a tree. The wreck happened near Richardson Drive.

Volunteer firefighter charged with DUI after flipping fire truck in Anderson Co.

STARR, S.C. (WSPA) – A volunteer firefighter has been charged with DUI after a crash involving a fire truck on Monday. The crash happened at about 7:23 p.m. on 1st Avenue near Roundtree Lane in Starr, according to SCHP. John Russel Hendrix Jr. was driving the Starr Fire Department truck on 1st Avenue when he ran off the right side of the road, hit a culvert and went through a highway sign before flipping.

Man accused of driving drunk in fire truck, crashing it

STARR, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man in South Carolina has been accused of driving a fire truck while drunk and crashing it. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says 36-year-old John Russell Hendrix Jr. has been charged with driving under the influence. Troopers say he was driving a fire...
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Toddler drowns on lake on Georgia-South Carolina line

Authorities say a toddler has drown in a lake on the Georgia-South Carolina line. The drowning happened Sunday afternoon on Lake Hartwell, WYFF-TV reported. The coroner in Georgia’s Stephens County identified her as 19-month-old Charlotte Elizabeth Scott of Toccoa, Georgia. Emergency management officials say they responded to Tabor Boat Ramp...

Man charged with DUI after crashing fire truck, officials say

STARR, S.C. (WYFF/WIS) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man is charged with DUI after being accused of crashing a fire truck. Troopers say 36-year-old John Russell Hendrix Jr. was driving a Starr fire truck when he went off the side of the road and flipped over. Officials...

Toccoa toddler drowns in Lake Hartwell

A Toccoa toddler has been identified as the victim of a Sunday afternoon drowning in Lake Hartwell. Chris Stephens, the coroner for Stephens County, confirmed his office and the Stephens County Sheriff's Office are conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the child's death. Stephens issued a press statement saying...