Popular INMAN Intermediate school teacher, Jeffrey “Jeff” Pierce, was struck and killed while riding a bicycle in Spartanburg County Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred in the Inman area on Hannon Road at the New Cut Road intersection around 8:30 a.m. Troopers confirmed the collision involved a bicyclist.


Trooper Joe Hovis said Pierce was riding a bicycle on New Cut Road when he was struck from behind by a woman driving a 2002 Buick.

The cyclist was wearing a helmet but was ejected from the bike and succumbed to injuries on the scene.

Troopers said the crash is under investigation by the MAIT team and charges are pending.

From Pierce’s “about me” Inman page: Pierce attended UNC-Wilmington, for two years, and graduated from Western Carolina University. He also completed a Master’s Degree in Education at Converse College. He is married to Renee, and they have two sons, Alex and Chandler. Alex is currently a Sophomore @ Clemson, in the Animal Science program. Chandler is currently a 8th Grader @ Mabry Middle School. Our family enjoys spending time with Maddie, a Black Labrador Retriever and spending weekends adventuring in our Pop-up camper. source