S.C. Man Dies After Car Strikes Horse

A 32-year-old Union, S.C., man has died after the car he was driving struck a horse in western Union County.

George Holloway was heading home to Union from Greenville on Thursday night when his Ford Focus hit a horse crossing state Highway 49, Highway Patrol spokesman Lance Cpl. Josef Robinson said.

Holloway, who was wearing his seat belt, died at the scene. At the time of the wreck, troopers estimated he was driving about 45 mph, the speed limit in the area.

An autopsy was performed on Holloway Friday, but preliminary results were not available, Coroner William Holcombe said.

The horse also died, Holcombe said.

Another vehicle traveling behind Holloway struck a second horse, but the driver was not injured, authorities said.

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