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A February 14 collision on King Street in Charleston, SC, left one woman dead, and a driver arrested on DUI charges the next day.
Authorities say the crash happened around 10:22 PM in front of a local tavern. Anthony Francis Troiani, 22, was driving a silver Buick Lucerne north on King when he hit an adult pedestrian, later identified as Hannah Carpenter, 23, of Florence. Carpenter was taken to a local hospital, where she, unfortunately, died a few hours later.… Read more
An accident in Pickens County, SC, left one person dead, another injured, and a driver charged on several counts.
Authorities say the crash happened Friday at 7:50 PM, on SC-183 near Hitt Road. An Oldsmobile driven by Shaun Kilgore, 51, of Pickens, attempted to turn left onto a private drive in front of a 2013 Cadillac SUV traveling North on SC-183. The Cadillac struck the Oldsmobile.
Sadly, one of three passengers in the Oldsmobile was injured and was taken to … Read more
A fatal motorcycle crash happened on Hester Store Road in Pickens County, SC, on Saturday, February 20.
Authorities say that Jonathan Paul Gilmer, 47, was driving a 2001 Honda motorcycle west on Hester Store Road when a woman driving a 1997 Ford pickup truck attempted to cross the road in front of him. The pickup hit the bike, and Gilmer was ejected from the motorcycle. Sadly, he was severely injured and died at the scene.
Unfortunately, this sort of situation … Read more
A fatal three-car wreck on I-26 on Saturday, February 20, led to DUI charges for one of the drivers after another driver died and two more people were hurt.
Authorities say the crash happened around 2:00 AM on I-26 westbound near mile marker 91. A 2014 Ford Pickup was moving westbound on I-26 when it slowed for other traffic. A 2019 Dodge Caravan immediately behind the Ford slowed as well. At that point a third vehicle, a Dodge Challenger, crashed … Read more
A collision on US 17 in Cabaret County led to the death of two elderly Sunbury residents, and another driver has been charged.
Authorities say Nicholas Kivlehan, 37, was driving north on the U.S. 17 bypass west of Elizabeth City on Jan. 19 around 10 AM. His Honda Pilot hit the rear of a stopped Honda sedan driven by Bessie Saunders, 75, with passenger Anita Gatling, 62, both of Sunbury. A witness later told police that the Honda had stopped … Read more
A tragic three-vehicle crash on Thursday, November 27, left one person dead and another injured after an intoxicated driver hit two other vehicles.
SC state troopers say the crash happened at 9:22 PM in Spartanburg County, around 3 miles west of Boiling Springs. Jamells Elliott Floyd, 43, of Spartanburg, was heading south on Parris Bridge Road near Davis Road when he struck a 2007 Honda sedan head-on. Floyd’s vehicle then rebounded and somehow hit a 2001 Honda sedan moving in … Read more
A deadly crash in Horry County, SC on January 12 left a motorcycle rider dead and two drivers injured.
Authorities say the wreck happened around 6:15 PM along Highway 544 near Glenmere Drive. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a Harley-Davidson was moving east on the highway when a Subaru heading west tried to make a left-hand turn onto Glenmere Drive. Unfortunately this brought the Subaru into the motorcycle’s path, and the two vehicles collided.
33-year-old Kathryn Leddy of Surfside … Read more
A hit-and-run accident on Friday, November 20, left one Archville, NC man dead, and the driver was later arrested.
Authorities say, Edwin Shane Riley, 57, was driving a vehicle on Main Street. His car was hit by another vehicle that quickly drove off. First responders treated Riley, but sadly he died at the scene.
Archdale Police investigated the crash, and on Wednesday, November 26, they arrested 32-year-old Brandy Nicole Woods of Randleman, who they say was driving the car that … Read more
A construction project turned deadly on Wednesday, January 13, in Hendersonville, NC.
Authorities say construction workers were pouring concrete at the base of a wall in the parking lot at Hajoca Corp. on Spartanburg Highway. Around 9:30 AM, the wall collapsed and emergency responders were called. They assessed the scene and began rescue and recovery efforts after a construction worker said that four coworkers were trapped.
Sadly, one worker was pronounced dead at the scene. Three others were recovered with … Read more
A collision between a moped and a passenger car left one man dead on Friday, January 8.
Authorities say the accident happened around 11 PM Friday evening, on the 5000 block of University Parkway. A moped driven by Amulfo Avellaned Antunez of Winston-Salem was heading south when a Honda driving in the same direction rear-ended the moped. Sadly, Antunez was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Honda’s driver was not injured.
Rear-end crashes can be very serious, especially for people … Read more