South Carolina Reporting Authority: Pickens County Coroner’s Office
Type of Accident: Vehicle v. motorized scooter; Vehicle v. bicycle crash
Location of Accident: Prince Perry Rd. and Rocky Lane in Easley, SC; Breazeale Rd. and McClanahan Rd. in Liberty, SC
Injuries: Fatal injuries
Description of Accident: Two separate accidents in Pickens County left two men dead within a short span of hours. In the first wreck, a 64-year-old Easley man was killed in a rear-end collision on Prince Perry Rd. and Rocky Lane, less than a half mile from the man’s home. According to reports, the man, who was a double amputee, was riding his motorized scooter on the side of the road when he was rear-ended by a car. The second wreck occurred around 9pm that evening. A 43-year-old Pickens man riding his bike, when he was fatally struck from behind by a vehicle.