Pelion, SC – A motorist has died after being involved in a crash near Pelion. The wreck occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Crystal Springs Drive near the intersection of Becca Lane.
Lexington County EMS and equipment from the fire service were dispatched from several stations including Boiling Springs, Edmund, and Pelion. The EMS unit arrived quickly and confirmed that at least one person was trapped in the wreckage after the crash. Extrication efforts were immediately initiated by the fire fighters upon their arrival.
A medical helicopter was requested and another fire unit was dispatched to the landing zone at Edmund First Baptist Church. That helicopter was cancelled after it was determined that the patient had died on the scene. At that point, extrication efforts were suspended until the arrival of representatives from the coroner’s office.
As of 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning, the SC Highway Patrol had not released further details regarding this wreck. The Lexington County Coroner’s Office will not provide the name of the deceased until family notifications are complete.
The Ledger will update this story as more information becomes available.