Man struck, killed by wife in parking lot accident near Gaffney

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) – A man in a Cherokee County parking lot was killed when his wife accidentally hit him with a car just east of Gaffney.

According to Highway Patrol, a woman lost control of her car when she entered a parking lot on Cherokee Avenue, striking her husband and two parked cars.

The Cherokee County Coroner says 70-year-old William David Haulk was flown to Spartanburg Medical Center where he died.

There were no other injuries in the crash which happened around 12:30pm Tuesday.

“This is a very tragic accident,” said coroner Dennis Fowler. Fowler says the couple was at the location on business when the accident occurred.

Highway Patrol says there are no charges in the crash at this time.

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