South Carolina woman, Lois King and Marge Seymore of Clinton, have been identified as the victims following a head-on collision in Laurens County.
SC Highway Patrol Troopers confirm two people died in a collision that occurred US 76 near Grain Bin Road Saturday night at approximately 11:51 p.m.
Troopers say a 2007 Ford Mustang was traveling west on US 76 and a 2004 Ford Taurus was traveling east on US 76 when the Taurus traveled left of center and struck the Mustang head-on.
King worked for Laurens County School District 56. Seymore worked for Bailey Manor. Both died as a result of blunt force injuries.
Troopers say there were three occupants in the Mustang. All were wearing seat belts, injured, entrapped and extricated by mechanical means. The driver was transported by helicopter to Spartanburg Regional where the driver succumbed to their injuries. The right front passenger was transported by helicopter to Greenville Memorial where the passenger succumbed to their injuries. Continue reading
David Stockdale has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash Wednesday evening in the Myrtle Beach area.
Stockdale, 49, was operating a 2012 Ford pickup truck when it ran off the right side of a Myrtle Beach roadway and struck a ditch, according to officials.
According to information from South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins, the crash happened at 5:25 p.m. on Tidewater Road. Continue reading
North Carolina woman Cheryl Meggs has been identified as the A 56-year-old woman killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday night in Hartsville, South Carolina, according to the Darlington County coroner.
Reports say, Meggs, 56, of North Carolina, was operating a 2016 Honda two-door southbound when she attempted to make a left onto W Bobo Newsom Hwy from New Market Road at around 7 p.m. The Honda was stuck by a 1999 GMC SUV traveling north.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim was wearing a seat belt, reports noted. Continue reading
Earl Wright has been named by the Laurens County Coroner’s Office as the man killed after being struck by a train in Joanna, South Carolina.
Wright, 58, was struck and killed in an incident that occurred at Sumter St & Taylor St Joanna, SC., in the intersection.
Wright of Joanna, was pronounced dead on scene, officials said. Continue reading
Tyler Burgess has been identified as the South Carolina man killed in a traffic accident early Friday morning, the Spartanburg County coroner said.
Authorities say, the crash involved two vehicles and occurred on Southport Road in the Cedar Springs community. Burgess, 23, was traveling in a Toyota Camry when the vehicle struck the rear portion of a tractor trailer. He was killed in the collision.
The coroner said his investigators were called to the scene just after 2 a.m. and found Tyler Patrick Burgess, 23, of Wyatt Road in Spartanburg deceased. Burgess’ cause of death was head and body trauma secondary to a two-vehicle collision, the coroner said. source
Greenville County deputies identified Quentin Oliver as the “suspected burglar” killed after being shot by a Greenville resident who discovered him in her closet Friday morning.
Deputies said they were called to an apartment complex on Easterlin Way just after 8 a.m. after a person living there came home and found the suspect in the home.
Deputies arrived and found Oliver, 34, dead in the master bedroom closet. Continue reading
Authorities say a head-on collision claimed the life of Howard “PJ” Henderson Friday night.
Born, Howard Victor Henderson II, the beloved young man from Columbia, South Carolina, was only 20 years old at the time of his death.
A 4-door Dodge drifted into oncoming traffic just before 6 p.m. on Bluff Road, according the S.C. Highway Patrol. The driver, identified as 20-year-old Howard Victor Henderson III, was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt neck trauma.
Two other vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. A second driver was treated for non life-threatening injuries at a local hospital, and the third driver sustained minor injuries. Continue reading
An unnamed employee working as a cook Bluffton, SC., Fat Patties, restaurant, was severely burned and airlifted to burn center in Augusta on Wednesday afternoon after a stove exploded.
Bluffton Police say the employee was burned in a flash fire after he turned on the burner and allowed gas fumes to build up before later attempting to igniting the burner.
As a result, the victim sustained serious burns to both of his arms and his chest.
The victim was taken to Oscar Frazier Field where a helicopter picked him up and transported him to the burn center. The victim is expected to live.