Upstate Crossing Guard Dies

After hit and run in Spartanburg Co.

Patrick Gentry
November 08, 2018 - 12:36 pm

A school crossing guard who was injured in a hit-and-run crash near Jesse Boyd Elementary School last week has died. 

Spartanburg District 7 officials confirmed that 73 year-old Emma Elizabeth Taylor passed away yesterday evening just after 6PM.  

Taylor perfomring her volunteer duties as a school crossing guard, when a car hit her and took off.  Taylor was hospitalized in critical condition until her death. 

The Highway Patrol the case is still an ongoing investigation.

They have yet to identify the car or any suspect(s).

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