1 dead after crash along Geer Hwy. in Greenville Co.

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GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – One person has died after a crash along Geer Highway north of Travelers Rest Thursday.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Geer Highway near Tugaloo Road around 5:30pm.

Troopers said a car was headed westbound when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a tree, then hit a utility pole.

Highway Patrol said the driver of the car was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 29-year-old Kayla Faye Thompson of Marietta.

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