Coroner identifies man killed in Piedmont Highway crash

GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) — Troopers responded to a deadly crash and a road is blocked.

One person is dead and at least one is hurt in the crash, the coroner confirmed.

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

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

Poole was driving south on Piedmont Highway when he struck a Chevrolet Avalanche head on, according to the coroner. Poole was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

 

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