Deadly vehicle fire on Richey Rd. in Pelzer

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – The Greenville County Coroner’s Office confirmed their office has responded to a deadly vehicle fire in Pelzer.

According to Coroner Jeff Fowler and Greenville County deputies, the vehicle fire happened at about 9:15 p.m. in the 200 block of Richey Road.

Deputies said when they arrived on scene, the vehicle was engulfed in flames. 

Witnesses pulled someone’s body from the vehicle, according to deputies.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said the vehicle fire has been ruled a suicide.

According to 7News Crews on scene, the vehicle appeared to be an older model truck that was in the parking lot of Coker’s Hardware. The cab of the truck was badly burned. 

South Greenville Fire District responded to the scene.

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