Pedestrian killed in Saturday morning crash with vehicle in Beaufort County

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said a pedestrian died early on New Year’s Eve after being struck by a van in Beaufort County.
Published: Dec. 31, 2022 at 11:16 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 1, 2023 at 8:11 AM EST
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol said an early-morning New Year’s Eve crash killed a pedestrian in Beaufort County.

The pedestrian, who was walking northbound on U.S. Highway 21 near Glass Road at approximately 6:20 a.m., was struck by a 2006 Chevrolet van that was also traveling northbound, Cpl. David Jones said. The pedestrian died as a result of the crash.

The Beaufort County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the name of the victim.

The crash remains under investigation by state troopers, Jones said.