Coroner ID’s man who crashed into tree on N. Martin Rd. in Pickens Co.


PICKENS CO., S.C. (WSPA) – The coroner has identified the man killed in a single-car crash on on North Martin Road in Pickens County.

The crash happened Tuesday afternoon when Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Joseph Wellborn of Travelers Rest was driving east on North Martin Road when he ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Highway Patrol says Wellborn was was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was trapped in the car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Highway Patrol.

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