CCSO deputies investigating auto-pedestrian fatality on Highway 78

LADSON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies are investigating an auto-pedestrian fatality in Ladson, they say.

Just before 8:00 p.m., Charleston County deputies responded to a report of an auto-pedestrian fatality on Highway 78 near Ladson Road.

The driver of a black Nissan struck a man on Highway 78, deputies said.

The driver stopped and notified law enforcement when the incident occurred. When deputies arrived on scene, the pedestrian was already dead.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office Traffic Division and the Charleston County Coroner's Office. The Coroner's Office will determine the cause of death and the identification of the victim.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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