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Tragic Fatal Accident on Highway 9 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina (SC)

November 20, 2020

According to an online accident news story posted by, a 71-year-old man from Columbus, North Carolina, passed away as a result of the severe personal injuries that he received during a serious motor vehicle accident.*

The accident occurred over the weekend in Spartanburg County, North Carolina.  According to the coroner's office, the North Carolina man passed away this past Monday, which was two days after the crash.  According to coroner Rusty Clevenger, the Columbus man tragically succumbed to his severe personal injuries at the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Joe Hovis, the accident was reported Saturday evening at approximately 8:20 p.m.  The accident occurred on South Carolina Highway 9 close to the Blalock Road intersection.  South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Joe Hovis stated the investigation is ongoing, but the preliminary investigation leads the South Carolina Highway Patrol to believe the victim was trying to back up out of a private driveway along South Carolina Highway 9 when the victim's motor vehicle was rear-ended by another motor vehicle which was heading in a northbound direction along South Carolina Highway 9.

The victim was transported to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where the victim tragically passed away due to the personal injuries he received during the accident.  He passed away at around 12:30 p.m. on Monday.  According to the accident news report the driver in the other motor vehicle was not hurt in the accident.

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