Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - The Lexington County Coroner's Office has identified the person killed when he was while walking in the road.

Margaret Fisher said the person who died is 27-year-old Ryan Kneece.

Cpl. Sonny Collins says the incident happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 178 in Batesburg-Leesville.

Investigators say a van was traveling east on the highway when it hit Kneece, who was walking in the road.

Troopers say the driver was not injured in the accident and is not being charged.