Coroner IDs pedestrian killed in Williamsburg Co. crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a car v. pedestrian crash in Williamsburg County Friday night.
Published: Jan. 13, 2023 at 10:34 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 13, 2023 at 11:24 PM EST
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WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Williamsburg County Coroner’s Office released the name of the pedestrian killed in a Friday night crash.

Erica Bell, 42, of Hemingway, was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital after the crash, according to Coroner Ivori Henryhand.

The crash happened at 7:52 p.m. on South Carolina Highway 41 near Harmon Street, approximately one mile south of Hemingway, according to Master Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Troopers say a 2008 Honda sedan was traveling north on Highway 41 when they struck a person who was attempting to cross the road.

The pedestrian was a 42-year-old resident of Hemingway, according to Ridgeway. They were transported to a hospital, where they died of their injuries. The driver of the Honda was not hurt.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.