Clinton man who crashed into building suffered heart attack, coroner says

LAURENS Co., SC (WSPA) — A 73-year-old man died after an accident on Wednesday morning.

Troopers say the crash happened around 9 a.m. on Torrington Road.

The Clinton man was driving east when he ran off the left side of the road, hit a ditch and building, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Coroner Nick Nichols said the man suffered a massive heart attack and his death wasn’t due to the accident.

Troopers say the man was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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