Upstate pedestrian dies over a week after being hit by vehicle
CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers announced that one person passed away following a collision on April 30.
Troopers said the crash happened along Cherokee Avenue at around 8:40 p.m.
According to troopers, a pedestrian was trying to cross the road when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle. Sadly, that pedestrian passed away from their injuries on May 9.
The Cherokee County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 80-year-old Lillie K. Brannon.
Coroner Dennis Fowler released the following statement regarding the accident.
“Mrs. Brannon was attempting to cross Cherokee Avenue near the intersection of 3rd street at 8:40 p.m. April 30 when she walked into the path of a 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck heading south. She was transported to Spartanburg Medical Center for treatment following the collision. An autopsy performed Tuesday determined she died due to complications of blunt force trauma of the head. I have ruled her death an accident,”
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