ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) – A Pendleton High School student has died after his car hit a utility pole Monday afternoon in Anderson County.
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Pickens Drive near Sargent Drive around 3:45pm.
Troopers said a car was headed westbound on Pickens Drive went it ran off of the road, overturned, and struck a utility pole.
The driver of the car died at the scene.
The Anderson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 17-year-old Zachary James Long of Pendleton.