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South Carolina: FIREFIGHTER HIT BY CAR DIRECTING TRAFFIC, DRIVER CHARGED

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

A volunteer firefighter is recovering after he was hit by a car in Seneca on Friday night.

The incident happened shortly after 7 p.m. as the Corinth- Shiloh firefighter, Tim Murphy, was directing traffic for a two-car accident on Old Clemson Highway and Corinth Street, fire department officials said.

According to troopers, driver Tammy Savel was traveling west on Old Clemson Highway and struck the firefighter.

Savel was charged with driving too fast for conditions, according to SCHP.

The firefighter was transported to a hospital in Greenville with non life-threatening injuries, troopers said.

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