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Pedestrian killed in Highway 278 collision

Police have arrested a driver after fatally striking a pedestrian.

30-year-old Henry Pinckney was traveling westbound on Highway 278 in a 2005 Hyundai early Saturday morning.

At approximately 1:45 a.m., Pinckney struck a pedestrian in the roadway. That pedestrian later succumbed to injuries and died.

Pinckney has since been charged with a felony DUI and leaving the scene of a collision. He remains at the Beaufort Co. Detention Center.

The crash is currently under investigation.

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