One Person Killed In Highway 49 Wreck Near Spartanburg-Union Co. - WSPA.com

One Person Killed In Highway 49 Wreck Near Spartanburg-Union Co. Line

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One person is dead following a crash involving a tractor trailer on SC-49 near the Spartanburg-Union County line. One person is dead following a crash involving a tractor trailer on SC-49 near the Spartanburg-Union County line.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. -

One person is dead following a crash involving a tractor trailer on SC-49 near the Spartanburg-Union County line Friday afternoon.

Union County Deputy Coroner John Fallaw says the driver of a pickup truck, Robert A. White, Jr., 66, died at the scene of blunt force trauma to the body.

The crash shut down the highway in Spartanburg County shortly before 2 p.m. as emergency crews responded.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say White was driving north when he crossed the center line and hit the 18-wheeler head-on.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to the hospital with injuries.

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