Second Crash Kills a Disabled Motorist in Edgefield County

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Multi-car wreck, pedestrian v. truck crash

Location of Accident: Sweetwater Road (State Hwy S-19-34) and Mays Way near Edgefield, SC

Injuries: Fatal injuries

Description of Accident: A 27-year-old North Augusta man survived an early morning wreck. Reports show the driver of a 2022 Hyundai Elantra was involved in a crash on Sweetwater Road near Mays Way in Edgefield County. The Hyundai was disabled after the wreck, and the driver exited the vehicle and was standing behind it. Tragically, the driver of a 2001 Dodge Ram traveling south on Sweetwater crashed into the unoccupied vehicle, causing both the Ram and the Elantra to strike and kill the Hyundai’s driver.

Local media Coverage: The Sun News