1 charged after man killed crossing road in Greenville Co.

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Ronald Gene Cathey

GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – A man is dead after being hit by a car in Greenville County.

The S.C. Highway Patrol says a man was hit while walking across South Pleasantburg Drive Saturday night.

It happened near the intersection of Mauldin Road just before 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

The coroner identified the victim as Eric Jonathan Zeigler. The 46-year-old man  died at the scene from multiple blunt force injuries. 

Troopers say the driver of the car, 44-year-old Ronald Gene Cathey, has been charged with felony DUI resulting in death and open container.

Cathey’s bond has been denied. He remains in the Greenville County Detention Center.

The crash remains under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol and Greenville County Coroner’s Office.

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