Jenkinsville Man Killed in Crash

LITTLE MOUNTAIN – A Jenkinsville man was killed this week in a single-car accident on R. Stoudemeyer Road in Little Mountain.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Nelson Robichaux Peach, 59, of St. Barnabas Road, Jenkinsville, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 11:45 p.m., Aug. 2.

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, Peach was driving a 2013 Nissan in the 1200 block of R. Stoudemeyer Road near Broad River Road when the car ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree. Peach was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, the Highway Patrol said.

An autopsy performed Aug. 3 indicated that Mr. Peach died from blunt force injuries to his neck and chest, Watts said.

The accident remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.


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