Pedestrian hit, killed in Spartanburg Co., troopers say


SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person has died after being hit by a vehicle in Spartanburg County on Sunday, the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Trooper Joe Hovis said the incident occurred around 12:16 p.m. on Sunday at U.S. Hwy 221 near Bluebird Hill Rd. just south of Chesnee.

According to the SCHP, the driver of a 2015 Nissan SUV was traveling south on U.S. Hwy 221 when they struck a pedestrian in the roadway.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as being 45-year-old Steven Thomas Brooks, of Cowpens.

Brooks was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon.

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