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Gresham man killed in semi vs. pickup crash | KRVN Radio

Gresham man killed in semi vs. pickup crash

YORK – A two vehicle accident Friday at the intersection of Highway 81 and Highway 34, north of York claimed the life of a Gresham man.

According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, a westbound white pickup driven by Robert Schmit of Gresham, failed to stop at the intersection and was hit by a northbound semi-trailer hauling a combine around 5 p.m. Schmit was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The semi instantly burst into flames. The driver of the semi was not injured. His name was not released.

RRN/Scene of a fatal wreck at the intersection of Hwy 81 and Hwy 34 just north of York.

The intersection was closed for several hours as authorities investigated the accident.

RRN/Scene of a fatal wreck at the intersection of Hwy 81 and Hwy 34 just north of York.
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