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Orangeburg woman killed while crossing road

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An Orangeburg woman was killed while trying to cross U.S. 301 Tuesday night.  The Orangeburg County Coroner identified the woman as 45-year-old Clayrothea Polite.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Polite was attempting to cross U.S. 301around 10:15 p.m. when she was hit by a southbound SUV. Polite died at the scene.

The driver of the SUV was not injured.

Troopers are investigating the crash.  No charges have been filed.

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