GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC ~ The Greenville County Coroner has released the names of the two people who died in an accident in Greenville County. According to the county coroner’s findings, 16-year-old Carlos Perez and 12-year-old Ezekiel Bradley’Rivera are the two people who died. It was just after 9.30pm on Friday night when the collision happened on Old Grove Road near Willimon Drive. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Perez and Bradley’Rivera were riding a dirt bike when he was hit by a truck. The GCCO and the SCHP are currently continuing their investigation into this event. Keep checking WYFF News 4 for updates as they become available.
According to the coroner’s findings, Perez died at the scene of the accident and Bradley’Rivera died shortly afterwards in hospital. According to information from the Highway Patrol, the dirt bike was traveling north on Old Grove Road when it was struck by a truck attempting to turn into Willimon Drive. According to the gendarmes who intervened, the driver of the truck was not injured. Inquest findings from the Greenville County Coroner’s Office indicate that blunt force trauma was the cause of Bradley’Rivera’s death. The circumstances of his death were deemed accidental.