Three killed on county roads in deadly week

COUNTY — Three people were killed in separate motor vehicle accidents around the county within the last week.
According to Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley, on April 4 at 2:45 a.m., Randy Lee Gibbs, Jr., 19, of West B Avenue in Central, was involved in a single-car accident on Furman Smith Highway in Central.
Kelley said that Gibbs lost control of his vehicle and died from blunt force trauma to the head. Gibbs was pronounced dead at the scene. Kelley said he was not wearing a seat belt.
On Monday, Kelley issued a statement saying that Frederick Taylor Lewis, 51, of Winchester Mill Road in Pickens, died in an accident that occurred at 12:35 a.m. on U.S. 183 near Pickens. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Kelley’s report, Lewis was driving a 2004 Ford Windstar and struck an oncoming van. She said that Lewis was wearing a seat belt.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported that the Windstar was traveling north when it crossed the center line and struck a 2000 Chrysler minivan that was traveling south.
The driver of the Chrysler was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Late Tuesday, Kelley issued a report on an accident that took the life of an Easley man.
Dustin Ashley Goddard, 24, of Rolling Wood Way in Easley, lost control of the vehicle he was driving and overturned into a creek. Goodard was pronounced dead at the scene and was not wearing a seatbelt, according to Kelley.
The accidents are under investigation.