The Anderson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim of a deadly crash that happened on Tuesday September 20, 2022, afternoon.
The Coroner said the crash happened on Highway 81 near Whit Chamblee Road shortly after 3:30 p.m.
According to the Coroner, the victim’s vehicle was traveling south on Highway 81 when it was hit from behind by another car.
The victim’s vehicle then overturned and landed in an open field. Sadly, the victim was partially ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 74-year-old James M. McMahan from Iva, SC.
Officials from Anderson School District 3 confirmed that a student from Crescent High School was also taken to the hospital with injuries. However, there is currently no word on their condition.
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