Two dead in separate crashes in the Upstate

One wreck happened in Greenville County, the other Pickens County
Two deadly crashes in the Upstate
Photo credit Lee Rogers

Two separate crashes in the Upstate resulted in fatalities. The Highway Patrol reports there was single vehicle fatal collision in Greenville County Tuesday night around 7:45 PM. The driver of a 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage ran off of Hillside Church Road near Dunklin Bridge Road about 2 miles south of Fountain Inn and struck a tree. The driver, the sole occupant, was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

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The other deadly crash happened in Pickens County. The Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly hit and run collision that happened there early Wednesday morning.  Master Trooper Gary Miller reports a moped rider was rear ended by an unknown vehicle on US 178 near Knoll Street about 1 mile south of Liberty around 1AM. The moped rider was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the moped and died at the scene. Troopers are asking for anyone that has any information regarding this collision to the Highway Patrol.