Holly Hill crash kills RV driver; Saluda County victim ID’d

South Carolina Highway Patrol
South Carolina Highway Patrol(Contributed)
Published: Mar. 2, 2023 at 5:38 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 3, 2023 at 4:25 PM EST
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HOLLY HILL , S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a recreational vehicle driver died from their injuries in a late February crash.

It happened at 4:25 p.m. on Feb. 25 on Interstate 95 near mile maker 93. That is just outside of the Holly Hill area.

A 2018 RV was traveling north on the interstate. The vehicle then drove off the right side of the road and hit a tree, according to Cpl. Tyler Tidwell.

Four people were taken to the hospital, including the driver who would later die, Tidwell said.

The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the victim’s name.

In Saluda County

SALUDA, S.C. - One person was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon in Saluda County, according to authorities.

The driver of the Accord has been identified as Natyvious Deveon Griffin, 24, from Newberry.

The crash happened around 12:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 378 about 5 miles east of Saluda, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 was traveling west on the highway when a 2007 Honda Accord entered the roadway from a stop sign northbound at Mount Willing Road, according to SCHP.

The driver in the Dodge, the vehicle’s only occupant, was not injured, but the driver of the Accord, its sole occupant, was killed, according to SCHP.

The coroner’s office said in a release it appreciates the assistance at the scene from South Carolina Highway Patrol, Saluda County Sheriff’s Office, Saluda County EMS and Saluda County Fire Service.

The crash is being investigated by the coroner’s office and South Carolina Highway Patrol.