1 dead after crash last week in Easley

PICKENS COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – A man died following a crash in Easley last Thursday.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver — identified as Willie Crumpton, 88, of Easley — lost control of his vehicle and ran off of Rice Road near Rice Street last Thursday.

Crumpton hit a guardrail and a creek.

He was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where he died from a head injury on Tuesday.