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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...
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Police: Search underway for missing woman out of Greenville

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Officers need your help finding a missing woman, according to the Greenville Police Department. Thomasina Harris, 37, hasn’t been heard from in several months, according to her family and the department. The last place she was known to be at was in the Academy Street/Easley...

Simpsonville man arrested again on child sexual abuse material, officials say

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. — An Upstate man has been arrested again and charged in connection with child sexual abuse materials, according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. Anthony Shacquille Irby, 28, of Simpsonville is facing four charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors, Wilson said. According to Wilson, investigators...

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...

Domestic violence survivors join together in special event

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA)- Domestic violence survivors in Greenville came together Saturday in the 4th annual Pretty Scars into Stars event. Hubertine Silcutt was there Saturday. She was once a victim, now a survivor. “Once you’re down you have no way, nowhere else to go but up, and that’s what I...

Tucker Hipps fraternity adds $25,000 to reward fund

CLEMSON, S.C. — The family of Clemson student Tucker Hipps is asking people to come forward with information into the death of their son, seven years later. The national fraternity of Sigma Phi Epsilon announced Friday night it will contribute $25,000 as a reward for information that helps close the case in the 2014 death of their brother Tucker.
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Murdaugh's former law firm: "He lied and stole from us"

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Alex Murdaugh's law firm is responding after SLED said they uncovered other potential crimes that they want to investigate while investigating the deaths of Maggie and Paul Murdaugh. On Thursday, Sept. 23, agents announced the new potential crimes, however, they didn't go into detail on...
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ACSO: Deputies investigate runaway teen case

ANDERSON, SC (FOX CAROLINA) - The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a runaway teen case who might be armed with a handgun. According to the Sheriff's Office, Pharrell Jaiuya Brown was last seen on September 22 at an address on Duvall Way in Anderson. Deputies say his last known clothing description is unknown at this time.

West Pelzer police chief starts new initiative

WEST PELZER, S.C. (WSPA)- The Autism Responder Alert program is a way for officers at the West Pelzer Police Department to become more familiar with the autistic community in town. The goal is to make everyone more comfortable if someone on the autism spectrum were to be involved in a...
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Deputies: 14-year-old arrested after gun found at school

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – A 14-year-old Woodmont High School student was arrested after School Resource Officers found an airsoft gun that looked like a real gun at the school Thursday, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. The officers at the schools were told by students and staff that...
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Belton PD: Man charged in hit-and-run from June, charged again on Thursday

BELTON, SC (FOX CAROLINA) - Police said a suspect charged on Thursday night was also charged in June in connection to a hit-and-run that injured multiple people, according to the Belton Police Department. The Belton Police Department confirmed that the suspect Robert Tyler Saxton was charged by the Anderson Police...