One dead after truck strikes pedestrian in Summerville

Emergency officials, sheriff's office respond to incident in Summerville

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say one person is dead in an auto-pedestrian accident in Summerville Thursday night.

According to SCHP, the accident happened on Farmington Road at 9:45 p.m.

SCHP officials say  18 year old, Jamie Miller of Ladson, was walking on Farmington Road near Slate Stone Drive and was struck by a pick-up truck.

She was transported to Trident and pronounced dead at 10:34 p.m.

Her death has been ruled accidental by Chief Deputy Coroner George Oliver.

Highway patrol says the driver will not be charged.

Emergency crews and law enforcement were spotted on the scene.

Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office were also seen in the area of Farmington Road and Slate Stone Drive.

Motorists reported that a portion of the road has been closed as crews work the scene.

Videos and pictures shows a truck on scene and crime scene tape around the area.

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