Accident on New Cut Road in Inman, South Carolina, Tragically Kills Toddler
INMAN, SC. – According to a news report published online at wnct.com, an accident that occurred on New Cut Road in Inman, South Carolina, tragically killed a toddler. The circumstances of the accident are not yet completely clear, and South Carolina Highway Patrol is reviewing the case to determine what happened.*
The accident took place in the evening in the 5300 block of New Cut Road. In the area near Moore Farm Drive and Ballenger Road, South Carolina Highway Patrol Troopers say that a 2-year-old boy was crossing the roadway shortly after 6 p.m. and was struck by a Toyota SUV that had been traveling southbound on New Cut.
It is not yet clear why the boy was crossing the street or how the collision happened. The news report does not say how fast the SUV was traveling or what the posted speed limit is in this area of the road. It also does not say whether the boy’s parents were in the vicinity. The boy reportedly lived on New Cut.
WNCT and the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office report that the boy tragically died at the scene of the accident. The report says the driver of the SUV was not injured. It is unclear if any passengers were in the SUV. The driver was not identified, and the victim’s name is withheld from this story.
South Carolina Highway Patrol and the coroner’s office are handling the investigation of this accident. At the time that the news report was posted to the WNCT website, neither agency had released additional information about the collision.
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