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Authorities: Pedestrian killed after being struck by an SUV in Colleton Co.

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a 57-year-old man died after being struck by an SUV in Colleton County.

The coroner's office says Carl Carrol died following an incident at the 7700 block of Green Pond Highway Tuesday afternoon.

According to Colleton County Fire & Rescue officials, 911 dispatchers received several reports of an accident at 1:35 p.m. involving a pedestrian and an SUV.

Responding emergency crews found a Chevrolet Tahoe with heavy damage on the northbound shoulder of the road. Authorities say the deceased man was located south of the accident in a ditch.

He was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple traumatic injuries.

Crew members from Medic 6 treated the driver of the SUV who was transported to Colleton Medical Center for evaluation.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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