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Teenager Tragically Dies in a Two Car Accident in Greenville, South Carolina


June 14, 2019

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC – According to an online news report at foxcarolina.com, the coroner for Greenville County, South Carolina has confirmed that a teenager succumbed to her injuries after a two vehicle accident on United States Highway 25 close to Portsmouth Drive.*

The teenager killed is an eighteen year old woman.  The coroner has indicated that the teen died at the scene of the accident.  The car she was riding in was hit by another vehicle after she lost control of her car and slammed into a utility pole, a tree and then a traffic sign.

There were two other occupants in the cars involved in the accident. These victims were taken to an area hospital with multiple injuries, per local law enforcement.

Crews from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the Berea Fire Department, the Greenville County Coroner’s Office and the Greenville Sheriff’s office were all dispatched to the scene.

As a result of the accident, Duke Energy noted that there were over three thousand people who were without power after the teenager hit the power pole during the crash.

The accident remains under investigation by the local police.  There are no further details on the crash at this time.  The current status of those injured in the accident is currently unknown.

Large numbers of fatal accidents in South Carolina are rapidly becoming a norm in the state which is already known for its high numbers of accident fatalities.  With over three hundred deaths in the last four years, Greenville County is among the worst in South Carolina, and has led the state in three of the past four years for the greatest amount of traffic related deaths.

Back in 2017, South Carolina had the country’s highest rate of traffic deaths per mile travelled.  Currently, South Carolina continues to lead the nation in the greatest amount of traffic deaths per year.

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Source:https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/troopers-reporting-all-lanes-blocked-due-to-accident-on-us/article_4753d8c4-8bd3-11e9-86b4-a78f01c827ab.html

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