Man killed during I-85 crash in Greenville Co.

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man was killed in an early-morning crash on Interstate 85 in Greenville County. 

The S.C. Highway Patrol reports the crash happened at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday on I-85 North near Exit 42. That’s the exit to I-185 and US 29.

Alvaro Quistian Vasquez, 32, of Alto, Ga., was driving a four-door Dodge Ram truck north on I-85 when he ran off of the right side of the roadway, hit a large metal sign post and overturned.

Greenville County Deputy Coroner Kent Dill said Jose Quistian Vasquez, 19, of Alto, Ga., was a passenger in the truck and killed in the crash. Dill said he was riding in the backseat and did not have a seat belt on.

Dill said the two men were brothers.

Alvaro Quistian Vasquez has been charged with driving too fast for conditions.


This was the third deadly wreck overnight in Greenville County.

The coroner’s office is also investigating an attempted traffic stop that ended in a crash on I-85 at Augusta Road on Monday night.

Dill said a pedestrian died after they were hit on I-185 at Henrydale Avenue just before midnight. 

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