Man dies after being struck by vehicle on Edisto Island

EDISTO ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - An 80-year-old man was killed after being hit by a motorist on Edisto Island on Tuesday night, authorities say.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said the incident happened near the intersection of Palmetto Boulevard and Jenkins Avenue around 7:30 p.m.

The victim, Columbia native Thomas Huggins, was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina, where he died Wednesday morning.

We are waiting to hear if the driver involved will face charges.

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