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Driver charged with DUI after man killed in crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co.

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Coroner says man killed in crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co. (FOX Carolina/5/5/18) Coroner says man killed in crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co. (FOX Carolina/5/5/18)
Coroner says man killed in crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co. (FOX Carolina/5/5/18) Coroner says man killed in crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co. (FOX Carolina/5/5/18)
Coroner says man killed in crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co. (FOX Carolina/5/5/18) Coroner says man killed in crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co. (FOX Carolina/5/5/18)
John C. Hall (Source: Greenwood Co. Detention) John C. Hall (Source: Greenwood Co. Detention)
HODGES, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Officials with South Carolina Department of Public Safety said traffic is being detoured after a fatal crash in Greenwood County on Saturday.

Troopers said the crash happened along US 25 NB at Riley Road N, and the roadway was blocked due to the scene.

The call came in at 12:43 p.m.

SCDPS officials said drivers were detoured around the scene during the investigation, and were asked to avoid the area and expect delays.

Troopers said a 2009 Cadillac was traveling south on US 25 when a 2001 Dodge pickup truck traveling north ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, crossed the center line, struck the Cadillac and then overturned.

The passenger in the Dodge truck was pronounced dead on scene, and the driver, 49-year-old John Christopher Hall of Darlington, SC, was charged with felony DUI resulting in death.

The coroner identified the victim as Wesley Eugene Watson. 

His cause of death was ruled as blunt force trauma, his manner of death ruled accidental.

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