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Car hits, kills person crossing Shop Road in Columbia, say Troopers

The incident happened a little before 6 a.m. Thursday.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A person is dead after being struck by an SUV on Shop Road in Columbia early Thursday morning.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) Cpl. David Jones, the accident happened a little before 6 am on Shop road. 

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Troopers say a Toyota SUV was traveling south on Shop Road when the SUV struck a person trying to cross the road. The pedestrian was killed. 

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The accident remains under investigation by the SCHP.  The name of the person killed has not yet been released by the Richland County Coroner. 

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