Leesville, SC (WLTX) One person is dead following a car accident on Hwy 178 near Leesville.

According to Lnc. Cpl. Matt Southern the accident occurred around 9:30 PM on Hwy 178.

A 2012 Mustang was heading west bound when it struck a pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian was not wearing any reflective gear and according to Highway Patrol was removing some debris from the roadway.

The accident remains under investigation.