Greenville man dies of injuries week after accident in Easley

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

EASLEY — A 77-year-old Greenville man died Thursday, one week after being injured in an accident in Easley.

Pickens County coroner Kandy Kelley said that Ted Yonce, of Brooks Avenue, was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

The accident occurred at 11:40 a.m. Aug. 18 on South Mulberry Road, half a mile west of Easley, according to Trooper Joe Hovis with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred as Yonce’s 1997 GMC pickup truck was traveling south on Mulberry Road. The pickup struck a 2017 International truck as it was crossing Mulberry Road from Enon Church Road, Hovis said.

Yonce was not wearing a seatbelt, Kelley said. He was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported by EMS to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where he died a week later.

The other driver, a 30-year-old man from Spartanburg, was not injured in the collision. He was wearing a seatbelt, Hovis said.

The South Carolina High Patrol is still investigating.