Pedestrian struck, killed in Williamsburg County crash, troopers say

Pedestrian struck, killed in Williamsburg County crash, troopers say
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night in Williamsburg County. (Source: Gray News)

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night in Williamsburg County.

The crash happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Blakely Road in the Salters area, Master Trooper David Jones said.

The driver of a 2014 Buick traveling south struck a pedestrian who troopers say was standing in the roadway wearing dark clothing, Jones said. EMS took the victim to an area hospital where they died a short time later.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

The Williamsburg County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the victim’s identity.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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