GREENVILLE CO., S.C. (WSPA) – One person is dead after they were hit by a car while crossing Interstate 185 Wednesday morning in Greenville County.

The crash happened on I-185 northbound near mile marker 16 around 6:15 a.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said Paul Thomason Jr., 58, of West Washington Street, died at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital from injuries he sustained when he was hit by a car.

Troopers said a Thompson was attempting to cross the interstate when he was hit by a car headed northbound.

His death has been ruled an accident by the coroner’s office.