One dead after early-morning crash on I-85 NB in Greenville Co.

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person has died after a crash Sunday morning on I-85 Northbound in Greenville County.

The crash happened near the 44 mile marker in Greenville County, according to SCHP. This is near Mauldin Rd.

For unknown reasons, the driver of a 2013 Nissan spun out on the interstate and went across the northbound lanes, troopers said. The driver of a 2016 Chevy SUV struck the Nissan and was transported to a hospital.

The driver of the Nissan died. They have been identified by the coroner’s office as 29-year-old Liteesa Shonte Smith-Brooks, of Greenville.

All lanes were closed Sunday morning after the crash, but have since reopened.

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