Highway Patrol investigating deadly auto-pedestrian collision in Beaufort County

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after a person was hit and killed on US-278 Wednesday night.
Published: Dec. 15, 2022 at 3:23 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 15, 2022 at 3:26 AM EST
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after a person was hit and killed on US-278 Wednesday night.

Troopers say a pedestrian was traveling south across US-278 near Hilton Head around 8:21 p.m. when they were struck by a vehicle traveling west on the same road.

The Beaufort County Coroner’s Office has not yet identified the victim.