4 dead, 1 injured after crash along Hwy. 14 in Greenville Co.

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GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – Four people have died and one person was taken to the hospital after a head-on crash along Highway 14 in Greenville County Friday afternoon.

The crash happened near Cannon Road just north of Greer around 5:15 p.m.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a Ford SUV was headed westbound on Highway 14 when it crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a Saturn SUV head-on.

All four people in the Saturn SUV died at the scene of the crash.

The coroner has identified Michael B. Cook age 83 and Nancy B. Cook age 80, of Greenville, William J. Norman age 92 and Marsha Norman age 83, of Taylors, who died at the scene from injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced on Saturday that Richard Shane Plowden, from Taylors, has been charged with four counts of felony DUI resulting in death.

Plowden, the driver of the Ford SUV, was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was taken to the hospital for his injuries. His bond hearing is set for 9:30 p.m. Saturday, September 12.

Greenville County EMS, Lake Cunningham Fire Department, the South Carolina Highway Patrol and The Greenville County Coroner’s Office responded to the crash just north of Lakeview Steakhouse.

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