Troopers said one person is dead after being struck by a car along Wade Hampton Boulevard in Greenville County Wednesday night.

According to SC Highway Patrol, the incident happened near Tappan Drive in Taylors around 9:47 p.m.

Troopers said a 2012 Nissan four-door sedan was traveling south on US 29 as a pedestrian was traveling east crossing the road.

The pedestrian was struck, and died on scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

The coroner identified the victim as Ricky Lee Brown, 51, of Janice Court in Greenville. His cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma to the chest, and his manner of death was ruled accidental.

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