Driver killed, two passengers injured in Union crash

UNION, SC (WSPA) — Troopers say a man was killed and two people injured in a single-vehicle crash in Union County.

It happened on Jonesville Highway near Kelly Road around 6 p.m. Saturday.

Troopers say the driver of a 2006 Chevrolet pickup was traveling west before going off the road, striking a mailbox, hitting a gas line, and crashing into a tree.

That driver was taken to the hospital where he later died.  The coroner identified him as 68-year-old Robert Sprouse of Maple Street in Union.

Sprouse was wearing a seat belt, according to troopers.

Two passengers were also injured in the crash.

A 64-year-old, in the front passenger seat, was taken to the hospital.

A 37-year-old passenger, in the back, was not wearing a seat belt.  Troopers say that victim had to be extricated from the truck. They were also taken to the hospital.



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