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Greenville County Coroner's Office Identifies Utility Trailer Accident Victim


October 26, 2021

GREENVILLE, S.C. - According to a news report published on foxcarolina.com, the Greenville County Coroner's Office positively identified an accident victim who tragically died after they were struck by a trailer in the Montebello Community in Greenville, South Carolina.*

The Greenville County Coroner's Office named the pedestrian accident victim as an 18-year-old Greer woman.  The victim was taken to Prisma Health-Greenville Memorial Hospital by Emergency Medical Services.  Tragically she passed away at around 2:20 PM. 

Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans stated that the victim stepped out of a pickup truck that was hauling a utility trailer.  At some point, the truck moved forward, and she was hit by the trailer.  She tragically died "as the result of multiple blunt force injuries."

South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper verified that one person was killed after being struck by a trailer by Montibello Drive.  According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol accident,  a Dodge Pickup truck was heading northbound along Montibello Drive while towing a utility trailer.  A passenger exited the pickup truck and was struck by the trailer, South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers stated.

The Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating the accident.  No further details about the accident were released. 

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Source:

https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/coroner-identifies-victim-killed-after-being-hit-by-trailer-in-greenville/article_98e36ec6-304e-11ec-8c0e-4be1ba9222eb.html

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