Man killed in Pickens Co. car crash - FOX Carolina 21

Man killed in Pickens Co. car crash

Posted: Updated:
Where troopers say the driver ran off the road and into the tree. (Feb. 17, 2013/FOX Carolina) Where troopers say the driver ran off the road and into the tree. (Feb. 17, 2013/FOX Carolina)
EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers said one person is dead after a crash early Sunday morning in Pickens County.

Troopers said the crash happened around 1 a.m. on Cherokee Trail, just outside of Easley.

The Pickens County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 21-year-old Michael Burton, of Easley.

Troopers said Burton was driving north when his Toyota pickup truck ran off the road. Troopers said Burton over-corrected, ran off the other side of the road and into a tree.

Troopers said Burton was pronounced dead at the scene.

Copyright 2013 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
Fox Carolina
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, WHNS; Greenville, SC. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.