Anderson County Coroner’s Office, South Carolina Highway patrol Investigating Fatal Thursday Morning I-85 Accident

(Seneca, SC)—-The Anderson County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident that occurred yesterday morning on I-85.

According to a release from the Coroner’s Office, the accident occurred around 2:49am yesterday on I-85 southbound near mile marker 35, which is near Highway 86 and the Piedmont exit.

The Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 35 year old Royal Christopher Oliver Hall of Easley. Mr. Hall was pronounced deceased on the scene due to multiple traumatic injuries.

According to the Coroner’s Office release, the deceased appears to have been attempting to cross the interstate from the southbound lane to the northbound lane and was struck by an 18 wheeler in the fast lane of the interstate.