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Apr
24

Fatal vehicle crash reported in Spartanburg – News – GoUpstate

A Moore woman was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 221 about one mile north of Spartanburg.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the deceased as 18-year-old Kurshay Jackson of Daffodil Circle.

Trooper Joe Hovis said the crash occurred at 11:24 a.m. on Highway 221.

The driver of a 2013 BMW was traveling northbound on Highway 22. Jackson was driving a 2007 Toyota vehicle southbound on Highway 221 when she crossed left of the center line and was struck by the BMW.

Hovis said there were three passengers in the Toyota including a 1-year-old, 8-year-old and 9-year-old. They were restrained during the crash and suffered injuries and were taken to Spartanburg Medical Center for treatment.

Clevenger said Jackson died at the scene at 11:44 a.m. Clevenger said it was reported to his office that Jackson was a senior at Spartanburg High School.

The driver of the BMW was also injured and taken to SMC for treatment. Hovis said the crash remains under investigation.

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Apr
23

Mountain Brook police need help locating vehicle suspected in fatal hit and run

Update 4/21: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Jack Henry Moody, 23, of Birmingham.Officials said Moody was the lone rider of a motor cycle traveling west on Highway 280. He drove through the Overton Road intersection under a green light and collided with a vehicle turning onto Highway 280 from Overton Road. The vehicle left the scene without rendering aid to Moody or reporting the accident to authorities.Moody was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead on April 17, according to the coroner’s report.Mountain Brook police need help locating a vehicle suspected to be involved in a fatal hit and run on Overton Road.Police said one person was killed late last week as a result of the accident.Authorities are looking for an older white or silver-colored work van.Anyone with information is asked to call the Mountain Brook Police Department at 205-802-2414.

Update 4/21: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Jack Henry Moody, 23, of Birmingham.

Officials said Moody was the lone rider of a motor cycle traveling west on Highway 280. He drove through the Overton Road intersection under a green light and collided with a vehicle turning onto Highway 280 from Overton Road.

The vehicle left the scene without rendering aid to Moody or reporting the accident to authorities.

Moody was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead on April 17, according to the coroner’s report.


Mountain Brook police need help locating a vehicle suspected to be involved in a fatal hit and run on Overton Road.

Police said one person was killed late last week as a result of the accident.

Authorities are looking for an older white or silver-colored work van.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mountain Brook Police Department at 205-802-2414.

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