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.