Coroner IDs driver killed after striking tree in Pickens Co. - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner IDs driver killed after striking tree in Pickens Co.

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Troopers responded to a single-vehicle fatal collision on North Martin Road in Pickens County on Tuesday.

Per troopers, the driver was hearing east on North Martin when the driver ran off the road right and struck a tree about 4:30 p.m.

The driver was pronounced dead on scene, troopers confirmed.

Troopers say the driver was not wearing a seat belt and became entrapped after losing control of the vehicle and crashing.

The driver was identified as 28-year-old Joseph Wellborn of Travelers Rest. The corner said Wellborn died from blunt force trauma.

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