1 killed during crash on Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville Police SUV involved

Accidents & Traffic

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – South Carolina Highway Patrol officials said one person was killed Monday afternoon during a crash on Wade Hampton Boulevard involving a Greenville police officer

Trooper said the crash happened at about 11:51 a.m. on Wade Hampton Boulevard near Rushmore Drive.

Greenville Police Department officials confirmed one of their officers was involved in the crash.

Troopers said the Greenville Police SUV was headed north on Wade Hampton Boulevard as the driver of a 2013 Chrysler was traveling south. The driver of the Chrysler was attempting to turn left into the Walmart Neighborhood Market when the SUV crashed into them.

Trooper said both drivers were transported to Prisma Greenville Memorial Hospital for their injuries. The driver of the Chrysler died at the hospital.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 76-year-old Isabel Folwell.

Greenville Police said the officer was treated for minor injuries.

South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office will continue to investigate.

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