RAVENEL, SC (WCSC) - An auto-pedestrian accident has caused a fatality and road closures in Ravenel.
Deputies responded to Highway 17 and Highway 165 to investigate a report of an auto-pedestrian accident around 9 a.m. Thursday
The driver of a Ryder truck was traveling south on Highway 17 when a man walked onto the road, according to a press release by Maj. Eric Watson with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.
As a result, the pedestrian was hit by the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.
US-17 and SC HWY 165 will be closed while emergency crews investigate, Watson said.
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