Piedmont man fatally injured in car accident – Anderson Road


Jobriath Emanuel Young, 22, of Piedmont was fatally injured in motor vehicle collision Wednesday. The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Anderson Road near Cascade Ct. in the Powdersville Community. Pelzer EMS, Anderson County Fire Department and the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene.
According to Don McCown, Senior Deputy Coroner Young was entrapped in his vehicle and pronounced deceased on the scene due to Multiple Traumatic Injuries Secondary to Blunt Force Trauma.
According to McCown, the investigation indicates that the decedent was the driver of a Chevy Cobalt traveling north on Anderson Road and apparently loss control of his vehicle resulting in the vehicle traveling across the centerline and impacting a pick-up truck traveling south on Anderson Road.
The investigation is being investigated by the Anderson County Office of the Coroner and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.