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Coroner identifies Upstate man killed in head on collision in Greenville Co.

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Scene of fatal collision on Augusta Road. (November 20, 2016 FOX Carolina) Scene of fatal collision on Augusta Road. (November 20, 2016 FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenville County coroner confirmed his office was called out to a fatal wreck on Augusta Road Sunday morning. 

According to the highway patrol, the collision occurred at 3:25 a.m.

Troopers say a 36-year-old pickup truck driver was traveling south on Augusta Road when they stopped at a median to turn left and was struck head on by a 26-year-old Chevy Camaro driver traveling north on Augusta.

The driver of the 2002 Chevy Camaro was not wearing a seat belt and was entrapped and then had to be extricated from the vehicle.

The coroner identified the driver as 26-year-old Wesley Drake of Greenville. Drake succumbed to his injuries at the scene. An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday.

There was also a passenger in the Chevy Camaro, It is unknown if the passenger was wearing a seat belt, but they were transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital by EMS.

The pickup truck driver was also injured at taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital . He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision.

This incident is under investigation by the coroner's officer and the SC Highway Patrol.

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