Troopers seek 2 vehicles involved in fatal hit-and-run on US-221 in Spartanburg Co.


SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man has died after troopers say he was hit by three different vehicles in Spartanburg County, two of which left the scene.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened on US-221 near Ware Rd. at about 9 p.m. Friday.

The Spartanburg County Coroner said 53-year-old Robert Teal of Chesnee died at the scene.

Troopers say the wreck involved Teal and three vehicles.

The driver of the first vehicle, a 2004 Chevrolet SUV, remained on scene. 2 other vehicles traveling north on US-221 hit Teal in the roadway.

Troopers are asking anyone who thinks they may have hit Teal to contact SCHP, noting that drivers may have mistaken the pedestrian for a deer.

You’re asked to call Highway Patrol at 864-241-1000.

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