Liberty Motorcycle Crash Death of Thomas Joe Hickey and Stephanie Partridge – Obituary
58-year-old Thomas Joe Hickey of Liberty, and54-year-old Stephanie Partridge of Woodruff have died in a fatal Liberty motorcycle-car crash that happened on Highway 135, Pickens County, S.C. It occurred on Monday, September 6, 2021, in the night hours.
According to official reports, it occurred when Thomas’s southbound Harley Davidson motorcycle crashed into a 1997 Ford Ranger that was attempting to turn left onto Flat Rock. The motorcycle crashed into the passenger side of the pick-up, ejecting Thomas and passenger Stephanie Patridge.
Neither Thomas nor Stephanie had a helmet on at the time of the accident. Thomas was taken to Prisma Health Greenville where he was pronounced dead while Stephanie died at the scene of the wreck.
According to the coroner, both victims succumbed to blunt force trauma.
The driver of the Ford, who had his seatbelt on at the time of the crash, survived unhurt.
The accident is still being investigated.