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Driver dies after vehicle overturns along I-85 North near exit 54

Published: May. 15, 2022 at 8:04 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - South Carolina Highway Patrol announced that one person died following a crash along I-85 North near exit 54.

Troopers said the crash happened at around 7:31 a.m. on Sunday, May 15. According to troopers, the victim was going north on I-85 when they hit a vehicle and lost control. The victim’s vehicle then overturned and crossed the median before landing on another car.

The driver of the overturned vehicle passed away at the scene. The driver of the car they landed on was transported to the hospital with injuries. However, their condition is currently unknown.

According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation, multiple lanes of traffic were blocked due to the crash.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 30-year-old Gerardo Hernandez Bautista.