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Pedestrian struck, killed on Ashley Phosphate Road

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The driver involved in a fatal auto-pedestrian accident Wednesday morning will not be charged.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say the accident happened around 1:15 a.m. near the intersection of Ashley Phosphate Road and Tuskegee Drive.

The driver was traveling east when they hit the pedestrian crossing Ashley Phosphate, troopers say. The pedestrian was in dark clothes and failed to yield according to authorities.

The Dorchester County Coroner will be releasing the identity of the victim when available.

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