BLACKSBURG, SC : 64-year-old dies following crash involving three tractor trailers on Tuesday, 4th January 2022
Blacksburg, South Carolina
The Cherokee County Coroner's Office announced that one man died Tuesday afternoon following a five-car-crash on I-85 near Blacksburg.
Troopers with Highway Patrol said four vehicles were completely stopped at the 98 milemarker when a Volvo tractor trailer, heading north on I-85, rear-ended a Toyota pickup. The Volvo tractor trailer then hit a Freightliner tractor trailer and an international tractor trailer. A Ford pickup was hit by debris from the crash.
Coroner Dennis Fowler identified the victim as 64-year-old James Arthur Fuelling from Rock Hill. Fuelling was the front seat passenger in Toyota pickup. The driver of this truck was taken to the hospital with injuries.