Driver Charged in Pickens County, SC Crash After Failure to Yield Leads to Passenger Death

Author: Auger Law | February 22nd, 2021

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 a hospital where they later died. The SUV’s driver was injured and was also taken to the hospital for treatment.

Pickens was arrested and charged with failure to yield to the right of way, driving under suspension, operating uninsured, and improper tag. 

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