GAFFNEY, S.C. — South Carolina authorities are investigating the death of a Gaffney man killed in a head-on, two vehicle crash.
Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says Cleaters Hardin dies Saturday about 1 p.m. Fowler says the 50-year-old Hardin was driver and lone occupant of a 1994 Buick headed east on Concord Road north of Gaffney when he drove left of the center line, striking a vehicle headed west.
Hardin was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and three passengers of the other vehicle were transported to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Fowler said he has ordered an autopsy to assist with the continuing investigation by his office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.