Fatal head-on crash on Piedmont Hwy. near Pelzer

PELZER, SC (WSPA) – A person was killed on Piedmont Highway near Pelzer Tuesday morning, according to the SC Dept. of Public Safety.

The S.C. Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 6:37 a.m. Tuesday at Highway 20 and Rehoboth Road.

They say the drive’s car crossed the center line and hit a man in a pickup truck head-on.

The coroner says 67-year-old Michael Poole of Pelzer died in the crash of blunt force trauma.

Poolewas entrapped and not wearing a seatbelt.

He was Dead on arrival.

Highway 20 between Piedmont and Pelzer was closed as of 8 a.m.

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