Moped driver killed in multi-vehicle crash in Anderson Co. ID’d


ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man died and three others were taken to an area hospital after a crash in Anderson County Sunday morning.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around noon on Hickory Road at Firetower Road.

The Anderson County Coroner’s Office said Pelzer EMS, Anderson County Fire Department and the troopers responded to the scene and found a moped that was hit by a Ford truck.

Another SUV was involved in the crash, which resulted in injuries to the people inside the vehicle.

Troopers said the truck reportedly crossed the center line and hit the moped and the SUV head-on.

The driver of the moped was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputy Coroner Josh Shore identified the driver of the moped as Phillip Cordell Wall, 59, of Williamston.

Shore said Wall sustained multiple blunt force traumatic injuries and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Highway Patrol said the driver of the pickup truck was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Two people inside the SUV were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the coroner’s office and highway patrol.

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