1 killed in fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Awendaw

Published: Jan. 28, 2022 at 7:56 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 29, 2022 at 10:51 AM EST
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CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office say one person was killed in a fatal auto-pedestrian crash Friday night on Highway 17 near Awendaw.

Deputies say the incident occurred around 6:40 p.m. Friday night near Thompson Hill Road.

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Andrew Knapp says the driver of a Honda sedan reported hitting a pedestrian walking in the road.

“The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene,” the sheriff’s office said.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Bureau is investigating.

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