Woman dies in two-car crash in Walhalla, 1 charged

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WALHALLA, SC (WSPA) – A man has been arrested after a woman died in a crash Saturday afternoon in Walhalla.

The crash happened at the intersection of West South Broad Street and South Cedar Street around 2:30pm.

The coroner says 76-year-old Lois Faye Winkler died at the scene of the crash.

Winkler was the front passenger in a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle, the coroner says. The driver of Winkler’s vehicle was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital for her injuries, police say.

Walhalla Police charged the driver of the other vehicle, 29-year-old Robert Alan Pelfrey, with Felony DUI Resulting in Death, Driving Under Suspension, and Broken Seal Liquor.

Pelfrey was taken to the hospital and later to the Oconee County Detention Center.

Walhalla Police and SC Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.

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