Coroner identifies victim of fatal Pickens Co. crash - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner identifies victim of fatal Pickens Co. crash

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PICKENS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Troopers said they were notified about a fatal, single-car crash along Highway 11 in Pickens County about eight hours after it happened.

Cpl. Bill Rhyne with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened about 11 p.m. along SC 11.

The driver of a Chevy pickup truck headed south on SC 11 ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, then went off the opposite side, striking several trees, Rhyne said.

The coroner Kandy Kelly identified the victim as 21-year-old Tyler Newcombe, of Cleveland.

Kelly said the victim lost control of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma.

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