Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Tractor Trailer

5:16 PM, Feb 2, 2013   |    comments
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Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on US 601 around 3:31am Friday morning.

Troopers say the driver of a 2000 Freight Line Tractor Trailer was traveling north on Magnolia Street when a pedestrian stepped into the road and was struck by the vehicle.

According to officials, the pedestrian was taken to a hospital but later died as a result of the injuries.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

It is unknown if the driver will be charged.  

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