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One dead in crash west of Pelion near the Aiken County line


Pelion, SC (Paul Kirby) – A spokesman for the SC Highway Patrol has confirmed that there is one dead in a car crash that occurred on Pine Street where it intersects with Cedar Creek Rd. west of Pelion near the Aiken County line. The call came into the county’s 911 center at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

First arriving rescuers quickly arrived on the scene from the county’s Pelion fire station. That crew confirmed that one person was dead as a result of this collision.

EMS crews arrived shortly after the first due units to assist as did the county’s battalion chief out of South Congaree. Other senior level field supervisors from other agencies were on the scene as well.

Several units from the SC Highway Patrol are on the scene of that crash beginning their preliminary investigation into the wreck. The coroner’s office also has an employee on the scene conducting a joint investigation with the SCHP.

The name of the deceased will not be released until the coroner’s office has notified their family.

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