1 dead after being struck while pushing disabled car in Greer

GREER, SC (WSPA) – Police say one person has died after they were hit while pushing a broken down car on J Verne Smith Parkway in Greer.

Police say the person was pushing a disabled 1994 Nissan Sentra across a bridge when it was struck from behind by a 2013 Toyota Corolla.

Another person, believed to have been steering the Nissan, was taken to Spartanburg Medical Center with injuries.

Southbound traffic on J Verne Smith Parkway (SC-80) is being detoured onto East Poinsett Street Extension while police and the coroner’s office investigate.

SC-80 is expected to be closed for at least three more hours.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office says 20 year old Corey Blake Rabb of Simpsonville died at the scene.

Greer Police is investigating the accident.