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Single vehicle accident

An Anderson County deputy along with a state trooper work at the scene of an accident on Highway 143 Tuesday night. A pickup truck struck a guard rail near the intersection of I-85. Pelzer EMS along with Powdersville firefighters responded to the wreck. (Photo by David Rogers)

Two vehicle accident

Powdersville firefighters await state troopers at the scene of an accident on SC 153 Monday night. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 143 (RiverRoad). Pelzer EMS responded but did not transport anyone. Traffic was slowed at the intersection until the wreckage was cleared. (Photo by David Rogers)

Vehicle strikes wall off Courtney Street

West Pelzer firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle accident Saturday morning. A sport utility vehicle struck a wall behind Pelzer Town Hall off Courtney Street. The driver was checked by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Single vehicle accident – Smoak Road

Two people escaped serious injury Saturday night in a single vehicle accident. It happened on Smoak Road near Circle Road in Powdersville. The vehicle ran off the roadway and into a ditch. Pelzer EMS checked the occupants but did not transport. Powdersville firefighters also assisted EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Stolen car recovered – Pelzer

A suspect is taken into custody after a reported stolen car was spotted by police. The car was apparently stolen in West Pelzer Monday morning. The vehicle was seen Monday night and officers attempted to stop it. The driver did not stop before wrecking on Orr Street in Pelzer. He was taken into custody and was checked out by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Inspects motorcycle accident

SC State Trooper Westmoreland inspects a motorcycle after it collided with a vehicle Sunday night. The accident happened at the intersection of SC 86 and SC 81. Wren firefighters responded and assisted with patient care and traffic control. Pelzer EMS transported the motorcyclist to an area hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)

Williamston man killed when truck crashes into home

A Williamston man was killed around 11:15 pm Thursday night when a truck crashed into the bedroom of his home at Tripp Street and Whilden Drive in Williamston.
Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said the man was pinned underneath the truck.
Shore said there were five children in the home at the time, and none of them were not injured. The mother was at work, according to Shore.
Shore said it is a tragedy but a miracle that the children were not injured because one child was in the bedroom with the father when the crash happened.
According to reports, Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested the driver of the truck, Austin Burdette, 20. He has been charged with felony DUI.
Burdette was driving south on Tripp Street when he went off the left side of the road, hit a sign, a fire hydrant, and an embankment, before the truck ended up in th home, according to Lance Cpl. Gary Miller with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
West Pelzer Fire Department, Pelzer EMS, South Carolina Highway Patrol and Anderson County deputies were all on scene.

Car overturns – Hardwood Road

One person was injured after a car overturned apparently attempting to avoid a deer in the roadway. The accident happened on Hardwood Road and blocked one lane of traffic until the wreckage was cleared. Pelzer EMS transported one person to an area hospital. West Pelzer firefighters assisted EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

One person injured – Midway Road

One person was injured in a single car accident on Friday night on Midway Road near Highway 8. The car left the road and struck a tree. Piercetown firefighters assisted Pelzer EMS with patient care. The driver was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital. Photo by David Rogers)

Single vehicle accident

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single car accident on Thursday night. The car ran off Highway 86 and struck a culvert and mailbox. The driver was checked by Pelzer EMS. This was one of several accidents that have happened along this stretch of Highway 86 near Cool Meadow Drive. (Photo by David Rogers)

Old River Road accident

West Pelzer firefighters along with Pelzer EMS await state troopers at the scene of a rollover accident on Saturday morning. The car was traveling east on Old River Road when it left the roadway and overturned. Neither the driver nor passenger were injured. (Photo by David Rogers)

Motorcycle accident

Wren firefighters along with Pelzer EMS personnel work at the scene of an accident Friday evening. A motorcycle collided with a Pelzer ambulance at the intersection of Highway 17 and SC 8/81. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital. The ambulance personnel were not injured. (Photo by David Rogers)

One injured – Hall Road

One person was injured Sunday in a single car accident on Hall Road. Three and Twenty firefighters assisted Pelzer EMS with patient care. The car was traveling on Hall Road off Highway 8 when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver was taken to an area hospital by EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Mobile home fire

Three and Twenty firefighters along with Wren and Piercetown work to extinguish hot spots following a mobile home fire Friday night. Flames were coming from the front of the mobile home when firefighters arrived. The home was vacant and was a total loss. Pelzer EMS stood by as a precaution until firefighters had the fire extinguished. (Photo by David Rogers)

I-85 accident

A pickup truck rear ended a tractor trailer Monday night on I-85 near the Highway 86 exit. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured. The driver of the pickup walked away from the scene. Pelzer EMS and Wren fire department responded to the accident. (Photo by David Rogers)

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