91 yo man killed while walking along highway in Greenwood

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GREENWOOD, SC (WSPA)— An elderly man was killed while walking along a highway in Greenwood Thursday morning.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened around 5:30 a.m.

The Greenwood County coroner says 91-year-old Herbert L. Sprowl was walking along McCormick Highway in the Promised Land area of Greenwood when an oncoming vehicle struck him.

Sprowl was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner has ruled it an accident.

Troopers have not charged anyone for this incident.

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