SC Man Chris O’Neal ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Pickens County Vehicle Collision

PICKENS COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Christopher James O’Neal, of Greenville, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle collision in Pickens County.

O’Neal, 29, was killed in a two-vehicle collision near Liberty Wednesday evening.

According to reports, O’Neal was operating a Toyota SUV on Calhoun Memorial Hwy/ US-123, near US-178, when the vehicle came into contact with a disabled GMC truck around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

O’Neal was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Pickens County is a county in the northwest part of the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 119,224. Its county seat is Pickens. The county was created in 1826. It is part of the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

SC Man Jerry Oliver ID’d As Victim In Sunday Waterloo Fatal Head-On Vehicle Crash

LAURENS COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Jeffery Lee Oliver, of Ware Shoals, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday morning fatal vehicle crash in Laurens County.

Oliver, 29, was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday near Waterloo.

According to reports, Oliver was operating a vehicle on River Fork Road near Old Oak Tree Road in Waterloo, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes just after midnight Sunday. The vehicle then made head-on contact with another vehicle before striking a fence and bursting into flames.

A passenger in the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Oliver was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Laurens County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 66,537. Its county seat is Laurens. Laurens County is included in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

SC Man Justin Blake Little ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Pelzer Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Justin Blake Little has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash Wednesday night in Greenville County, South Carolina.

Little, 25, was killed in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night near Pelzer.

According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office, Little was operating a Honda on Augusta Road near Waycross Church Road, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 10 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then made contact with a grouping of trees.

Little was ejected during the crash and pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Greenville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 451,225, making it the most populous county in the state. In 2019, the estimated population of the county was 523,542. Its county seat is Greenville – Wikipedia.

SC Man Jacob Matthews ID’d As Victim In Saturday Fatal Myrtle Beach Resort Balcony Fall ‘Top Floor’

MYRTLE BEACH, SC. (THECOUNT) — Jacob Matthews has been identified as the victim in a fatal fall from a balcony at Myrtle Beach Ocean Reef Resort, according to Monday reports.

Authorities confirmed on Monday, Matthews, 22, died after falling from an undisclosed floor while on a balcony at the resort on Saturday.

The resort is located at, 7100 Ocean Blvd, in Myrtle Beach, SC.

The exact floor is unclear, though authorities were seen photographing a balcony on the hotel’s top floor, reports WYFF4.

Myrtle Beach police didn’t immediately detail the circumstances surrounding the fall at the Ocean Reef Resort or say if alcohol was a factor in Matthews’ death.

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Geo quick facts: Myrtle Beach, a city and vacation resort on South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, is the hub of the Grand Strand, a 60-mile string of beaches. It’s also known for its celebrity-designed golf courses. Along its beachfront boardwalk are arcades, souvenir stands and restaurants, as well as the old-fashioned Family Kingdom amusement park and the SkyWheel, one of the country’s tallest Ferris wheels – wikipedia.

IN Brothers Chris & David Heath McCutchan, Tammy Richard ID’d As Victims In Lexington SC Double-Murder-Suicide

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Chris McCutchan and Tammy Richard have been identified as the victims found dead inside a Columbia, South Carolina business Tuesday.

McCutchan, 43, and Richard, 51, were reportedly working together at a business along with McCutchan’s 45-year-old brother, David Heath McCutchan, when the men became engaged in an argument.

According to sheriff’s deputies, the argument turned violent and David killed the pair at the business located in the 100 block of Railroad Avenue in Columbia Tuesday evening. He then fled the scene towards towards Lexington.

Chris and his brother, David were associated with the business and Tammy was an employee, reports TriStateHomepage.

According to Facebook, Chris was the owner of “Stone River Group.”

Investigators believe Chris and David got into an argument that turned violent. They believe he killed his brother and the woman.

Later that evening deputies were dispatched to the 200 block Mooring Lane in nearby Lexington on a call of shots fired, where the body of Heath was found floating in Lake Murray suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to public records, Heath resided at 108 Railroad Ave, in Lexington, SC.

The brothers are originally from Evansville, Indiana.

It is unknown what set off the deadly incident.

Geo quick facts: Lexington is the largest town in and the county seat of Lexington County, South Carolina, United States. Lexington is a suburb of the state’s capital and second-largest city, Columbia. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated 2017 population is 21,265, and it is the second-largest municipality in the greater Columbia area – wikipedia.

SC Woman Eden Alexandra Bates Reported Missing Saturday From Charleston Area Say BF

CHARLESTON, SC. (THECOUNT) — Eden Alexandra Bates has been reported missing after last speaking to her boyfriend early Saturday morning from the Charleston, South Carolina area.

The boyfriend of Bates, 32, reported her missing saying he last spoke to her at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. She has not been seen or heard from since.

Bates is described as a white woman standing about 5-foot-5-inches and weighing about 125 pounds. She has blonde hair and brown eyes, reports MyFox8.

She was last seen wearing a purple long-sleeved button-up shirt, blue jeans and purple shoes.

Anyone who has seen her can call Charleston police at (843) 743-7200.

Geo quick facts: Charleston, the South Carolina port city founded in 1670, is defined by its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and pastel antebellum houses, particularly in the elegant French Quarter and Battery districts. The Battery promenade and Waterfront Park both overlook Charleston Harbor, while Fort Sumter, a federal stronghold where the first shots of the Civil War rang out, lies across the water – wikipedia.

SC Teen Mar’tellyiz Vereen ID’d As Victim In Fatal Monday Night Loris Shooting

HORRY COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Mar’tellyiz Vereen has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday night shooting in Loris, South Carolina.

Vereen, 18, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound while in the area of Flag Patch Rd & Highway 9, in Loris, South Carolina on Monday after 6 p.m.

The Horry County Coroner confirmed Vereen as the victim on Tuesday.

The coroner’s office classified his death as a homicide, reports MyrtleBeachOnline.

No suspect information was provided by officials.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the fatal shooting should contact police t 911.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the teen:

Geo quick facts: Loris is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 2,396 at the 2010 census, up from 2,079 in 2000 – Wikipedia.

SC Man Walter Landon ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Geer Hwy Marietta Crash

SLATER-MARIETTA, SC. (THECOUNT) — Cleveland, South Carolina resident, Walter Landon, has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash near Marietta Thursday afternoon.

Landon, 48, was traveling in a vehicle on Geer Hwy, US 276, near Pearl Avenue before 4:30 p.m. Thursday when the fatal crash occurred, Greenville County coroner confirmed.

Troopers reported an entrapment was involved in the collision, reported FoxCarolina on Friday.

The coroner reports that Landon’s cause of death was multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The collision has been ruled accidenidental, but no further information was provided.

According to social media, Landon was originally from Trenton, New Jersey.

Geo quick facts: Slater-Marietta is a census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States, along the North Saluda River. The population was 2,176 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Greenville–Mauldin–Easley Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

SC Teen Jessica Adams ID’d As Victim Killed In Travelers Rest Hwy 25 Ejection Crash

TRAVELERS REST, SC. (THECOUNT) — Jessica Faye Adaline Adams, from Pickens, South Carolina, has been identified as the teenager killed following a collision in Travelers Rest Saturday night.

Adams, 17, was traveling in a vehicle with four others when the collision occurred on Highway 25, in Travelers Rest, SC, according to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.

Adams was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

The Highway Patrol and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office said the crash remains under investigation.

According to the coroner’s office, Adams was one of five occupants involved in the single-vehicle collision. The driver lost control of the vehicle and crossed the center median, causing the vehicle to overturn and Adams to be ejected, the coroner said. Continue reading

SC Man Mike Tollison ID’d As Victim Killed In Sunday Honea Path Motorcycle Crash

LAURENS COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Michael Tollison has been identified as the motorcyclist killed Sunday evening in Laurens County, SC.

Tollison, 43, was traveling on a motorcycle on Elledge Rd, in Honea Path, South Carolina, around 7 p.m., when he crashed into the back of a truck, troopers said.

Tollison was thrown from the motorcycle during the collision.

Two people in the truck were taken to the hospital. Their updated condition was not provided. Continue reading