Greenwood woman hit by car, dies

A Greenwood woman died after she was struck by a car on County Line Road.

The 62-year-old woman was hit just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a news release from the Greenwood Police Department.

The accident happened just west of Emerson Avenue, near Greenwood Municipal Airport, Greenwood Police Assistant Chief Matt Fillenwarth said.

The driver of the car was interviewed by police. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the accident, according to the release.

Greenwood police are investigating what caused the accident.

On Wednesday, police had not released the name of the woman who was killed.

Coroner Craig Lutz said he was still trying to reach her family Wednesday afternoon. An autopsy will not be performed, Lutz said.

Police also had not released the name of the driver involved in the accident.

No details were released on exactly where the accident happened on County Line Road or whether the pedestrian was in the road when she was struck.

Police said the accident was still under investigation, so they could not release any more information at this time, media relations officer Kortney Burello said.

Police did not release any details about where the pedestrian and the driver were coming from or going when the accident happened, what direction the vehicle was headed, whether blood tests had been or will be done on the pedestrian and driver or if any witnesses had seen the accident and what they may have told police.

Corey Elliot is a reporter at the Daily Journal. He can be reached at or 317-736-2719.