Highway 290 crash

Greer, SC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Greenville County Coroner's Office were called to the scene of a fatal collision along Highway 290 Tuesday morning. 

According to highway patrol, the accident happened around 4:15 a.m. on highway 290 between Lynn Road and Milford Church Road, about three miles north of Greer. Troopers say the crash involved a 2013 Chevy pickup truck.

Troopers say the driver was traveling east on Locust Hill Road (Highway 290) when his vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck a tree. According to highway patrol, the driver was entrapped in the vehicle and had to be mechanically extracted. 

We're told the victim was wearing a seatbelt, but died at the scene.

The Greenville County coroner identified the deceased as Dennis Human, 63, of Chestnut Ridge Road in Marietta.  

The cause of death was blunt force trauma.

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