2 killed in crash on Old Furnace Rd in Spartanburg Co. ID’d by coroner

Accidents & Traffic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified two people who were killed during a crash Sunday night in Spartanburg County.

South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened at about 10:18 p.m. on Old Furnace Road near Peachtree Road.

Troopers said the driver of a 1998 GMC SUV was headed west on Old Furnace Road when they drove left of the center line. The driver over-corrected and went off of the right side of the roadway. The vehicle flipped over before crashing into a tree.

The driver and one of the passengers died at the scene, according to troopers.

Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the victims as Tony Ray Boggs, 21, of Spartanburg and Wesley Edward Jordan, 17, of Woodruff.

Clevenger said Boggs died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck.

Jordan died from multiple blunt force injuries.

The manner of Boggs and Jordan’s death has been deemed an accident.

The third passenger was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

SCHP and the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office will continue to investigate the crash.

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