Pedestrian Killed Walking Illegally in Roadway Identified

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) --- Officials say a pedestrian was killed while walking illegally on the road.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the driver of a Honda Accord was traveling east on S.C. 302 near Creekside Drive at around 1:20 a.m. Sunday, when the driver struck and killed 23-year-old La Martz Brown.

After an autopsy, the Lexington County Coroner determined that Brown died from a fractured cervical vertebra.

Highway Patrol says that no charges will be filed against the driver, as Brown was walking in the roadway illegally.

The accident is being investigated by the Lexington County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.


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