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Coroner identifies man dead after ejected from truck in Pickens Co. crash

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EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Pickens County Coroner is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hester Store Road early Sunday morning.

SC Highway Patrol troopers say a driver was headed west on Hester Store Road in a 2000 Toyota pickup truck near Old Dacusville Road at approximately 4 a.m. when the driver ran off the road left, overturned and was ejected. The driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision, troopers say.

Troopers confirm the driver was pronounced dead on scene.

Coroner Kandy Kelley later identified the victim as 24-year-old John Thomas McCombs of Pickens. Keller said McCombs died due to blunt force trauma.

The crash remains under investigation by troopers at this time.

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