Man arrested a month after deadly crash in Spartanburg Co.
Officers said three people were also injured in the crash
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Spartanburg Police said a man was arrested in reference to a deadly crash that happened in August.
According to police, officers were called to John B. White Boulevard at around 1 a.m. on August 27.
Once on scene, they found a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Tyler Court.
Officers said the incident happened when a Nissan traveling east on John B. White Sr. Boulevard, at a high rate of speed, crossed the center line and crashed head-on into the 2009 Honda that was traveling west.
Officers said three occupants in the Honda were injured, and taken to the hospital. However, police said they all survived the crash.
A passenger in the Nissan, 30-year-old Ebony Shaqun Oglesby, at the scene, while the driver of the vehicle fled before officers arrived.
On Sept. 25, officers arrested Van L. Stewart, Jr. on the following charges:
- Reckless homicide
- Hit-and-run resulting in death
- Possession with/intent to distribute marijuana
- Driving under suspension
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